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Megan Swanson

Instructor of Dance

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Salem Campus

Pelton 138
900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


With a deep-rooted passion for dance, Megan has embarked on a lifelong journey of artistic exploration, nurturing her skills in tap, jazz, and musical theatre. As a professional actor and dancer, her career has taken her nationwide, collaborating with renowned choreographers. and she is a proud member of Actors' Equity. As a member of Actors’ Equity, she performed the national tour of Camelot, sharing the stage with esteemed actors like Michael York, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Rachel York.

Throughout her career, Megan's regional work has taken her to various destinations from California to the Pacific Northwest. Her favorites include Cabaret (Sally Bowles), 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer), A Chorus Line (Cassie), Cats (Demeter) and Pippin (Catherine). Alongside her on-stage accomplishments, Megan has also contributed to the behind-the-scenes magic of numerous productions, serving as an Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain. Megan's journey as a performer has been enriched by her collaborations with esteemed artists, including Gladys Knight, Kenny Loggins, Natalie Cole, and the Doobie Brothers.


  • Bachelors of Fine Arts, Musical Theatre. California State University, Fullerton
Willamette University


M. Lee Pelton Theatre
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.