Meredith Rainey first began dancing at the age of 15. Since then, he has performed with companies such as Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, and he was a soloist with Pennsylvania Ballet from 1999–2006. As both a choreographer and dancer, his work has been seen throughout North and South America, Europe, and Korea. Rainey's most recent Center-supported project involved exploring perception through the vehicle of Hermann Rorschach's famous inkblot test.
- Collaborators & ColleaguesPatricia Lent
After dancing as a member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company from 1984 to 1993, and the White Oak Dance Project from 1994 to 1996, Patricia Lent teaches, stages, and conducts workshops at the Merce Cunningham Trust, where she is a Trustee and Director of Licensing.people-contentpatricia-lent
- GRANTS & GRANTEESMerián Soto
Over her 40-year career in performance, Merián Soto (Pew Fellow, 2015) has focused on investigating the living body and its relationship to consciousness. Her conceptual and process-based pieces work towards, in the artist's words, "a dance of the future, a dance of healing, transformation, and transcendence."people-contentmerian-soto