June 16, 2017
by Renee Ghert-Zand
As Meredith Charlson spun across the floor at the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in Ga’aton, Israel, she thought about how dreams can come true with a lot of work and a little luck. Four years ago, Charlson, then a senior at Aragon High School in San Mateo, saw the KCDC dancers perform at the JCC of San Francisco. Now she was dancing with the internationally renowned company in a five-month training study abroad program that wraps up this month.