Glen E. Meynardie originally from Bayou la Batre, AL has a diverse background in the field of dance. After training with Kelly’s Dance Academy and Mobile Ballet in Alabama, Glen performed in Disney MGM’s Indiana Jones Stunt Show and on USA’s series “Mortal Kombat” as a stuntman. He has danced on Celebrity Cruises for Opryland Productions, and was a principal dancer for several dance companies in N.Y.C and Washington D.C. Glen holds a B.F.A in Dance Performance and Choreography from The University of Southern Mississippi and trained at the American Dance Festival at Duke University and at the Bates Dance Festival at Bates College in Maine.
Since stepping away from the stage as a performer Glen has become one of the most sought after teachers and choreographers in the Gulf Coast region. He is the former Artistic Director/Choreographer of Moving Images Dance Company and was the Director of Dance at John L. Leflore Magnet High School in Mobile, AL. He has also served as a judge and teacher on the convention/competition circuit for the better part of a decade. Glen has been a Guest Artist at George Washington University, The University of Southern Mississippi and was on faculty for the Mississippi Dance Festival. Over the past 10 years he has created over 800 pieces for dozens of studios across the country.
Glen’s love for dance is the driving force in his life, his passion for educating young dancers is what keeps him happy, humble and hopeful for the future of every dancer he encounters. Glen and his family are excited to join TDC, they are looking forward to becoming a part of the Temecula Dance Company family!