Meg Paul received her early training with Southern Ballet Theatre in Orlando, Florida. After winning the International Dance Competition of the Americas, Meg was invited to train on full scholarshipat the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.
At fifteen, Meg began her pre-professional career touring with the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group and the Joffrey Ballet II apprentice company. She was promoted to the Joffrey Ballet at nineteen, rising through the ranks to perform leading roles in ballets such as The Nutcracker-Sugar Plum Fairy, Love Songs, Italian Suite, La Vivandiere Pas De Six, The Clowns, Valentine, Suite Saint-Saens, Light Rain, Billboards, Les Sacre Du Printemps, A Trifling and more.
Meg is a recipient of The Princess Grace Awardand has been a principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and Ron De Jesus Dance. She directed Ballet Builders, a NYC showcase for emerging choreographers and was the ballet master for theJoffrey Ballet Ensemble. Meg was a faculty member at The Joffrey Ballet School in NYC and has taught master classes around the nation for the past decade.
Along with her husband Vince Paul, Meg co-founded World Arts Inc., a representation agency that represented national and international companies including Nacho Duato’s Compania Nacional De Danza, Les Ballets De Monte Carlo, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Les Grand Ballets Canadian, Dance Cuba and more.
Meg assisted Twyla Tharp as Dance Captain for the creation and Broadway run of the Tony-award winning show Movin’ Out. Meg understudied and performed both leading roles, served as a full swing, and staged the national touring cast of Movin' Out.
Meg was the Director of Dance at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts where she conceived and directed a benefit for dance titledNational City Stars of Ballet and Broadway. For her work on National City Stars of Ballet and Broadway,Meg was honored by the Detroit Free Press as one of Detroit’s Renaissance Heroes, in 2008. She also produces and directs the ‘313 to the 212’ Choreography Expo’ at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts 2014-15, showcasing Detroit’s creative impact and exchange with other major cities.
Currently, Meg is the ballet master for Complexions Contemporary Ballet. She is a full time faculty member at the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University, Artistic Director of the WSU Dance Workshopcompany and is Program Director for the Complexions Contemporary Ballet Detroit Summer Intensive.