Megan was a student at New Hampshire School of Ballet for 10 years. As a member of NHSB’s competition team, she was a regional champion in both junior and senior categories, and went on to become a nationally recognized dancer. At the age of 16, Megan became a DMA chapter 5 pageant scholarship winner, earning the title of Dance Masters of America’s Teen Miss Dance of New England in 2002, later placing in the top 10 finalists at the national championship. She was nominated as the Young Choreographer of the Year by American Dance Awards in 2005, and became the national champion at Headliners Dance competition, holding the title of National Miss Dance 2005.
Megan went on to earn her BFA in Modern Dance Performance, with a Masters Emphasis in Choreography from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where, on top of her extensive dance training in all genres, she took additional studies in Pilates, Yoga, Athletic Psychology, Pedagogy, and Human Anatomy.
Immediately following graduation, she became a professor at the PA Leadership Charter School of Performing and Fine Arts where she wrote original, sanctioned dance curriculum, and delivered unique and innovative Modern and Ballet classes to a 150+ student body of young people exceptionally gifted in the arts.
Megan then moved to NYC to pursue her calling to perform.
For almost a decade, Megan worked as a professional dancer in NYC. In her early years, she sought out the most creative and expressive up-and-coming dance companies, and was a company member with Maverick Dance Theater showcasing original choreography at the APAP|NYC conference, Blue Muse Dance performing in an immersive outdoor work performed on the Pulaski bridge crossing Brooklyn to Queens, NY, and a soloist with DOTA Dance Theater producing works entirely through film and media. Professional highlights include background dance for K-Pop Superstar ‘Wheesung”s american tour, background performance for Gwen Stefani in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, performances at Lincoln Center’s “Out of Doors” festival with Mark Dendy Dance and Theater in ‘Ritual Cyclical‘, co-choreographing an original off-broadway musical by William Moulton ‘R/Evolution‘, performances with renowned choreographer Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theater for the internationally broadcast “Table of Silence” tribute to 9/11 at Lincoln Center, and performing in an international commercial for the LOTTE Group based in South Korea.