Megan McCarthy (Portland, OR) received her formative training at the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre, and is a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts BFA Program in Dance. Since joining Ririe Woodbury in 2017 she has had the pleasure of performing the works of Daniel Charon, Raja Feather Kelly, Doug Varone, Kate Weare, Alwin Nikolais, and more.
As a freelancer in Los Angeles, she worked extensively with Rosanna Gamson//World Wide, Acts of Matter, and The Union Project Dance Company, with whom she performed at Jacob’s Pillow. Additionally, she has been a guest artist with the Des Moines Metro Opera, Portland Opera, Portland Festival Ballet, Pasadena Dance Theatre, szalt, Nugent Dance, and in numerous independent projects.
Megan has toured internationally as a teacher and performer, and has her choreography produced in Portland, OR. She is grateful for the opportunity to share her love of dance.
Ririe-Woodbury's 17/18 Season is Megan's first with the Company.