"Waiting Room" is set to the three selections from Franz Schubert's Schwanengesang and explores the ideas of memory and mortality through the physicality of dance. Mortality is the physical reality all people face with their spirituality, intelligence, but most of all their bodies.
Meredith Rainey is the Carbon Dance Theatre Founder & Artistic Director. In 1987, he joined the newly formed Pennsylvania-Milwaukee Ballet, remaining with the Pennsylvania Ballet when the collaboration ended as a soloist until his retirement in 2006. He is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships and has been commissioned to create works for Pennsylvania Ballet, Delaware Ballet, Hubbard Street 2, National Ballet De Cali, Ballet X, Danse 4 Nia and institutions such as Drexel University and Bryn Mawr Colleges. His work has been performed in North and South America and throughout Spain. He has also recently taught the Ballet Repertory class for Swarthmore College.
Window on the Work: November 20, 2012, Troy Dance Studio