Sponsored by Edward and Jeanne Anson
Megan Tillman is from Carmel, Indiana. She began her pre-professional training with Suzann DeLay at the Central Indiana Academy of Dance. She then went on to earn her BFA in Ballet Performance from the Department of Ballet at the University of Utah. There, Megan was a member of Utah Ballet and Ballet Ensemble where she performed in various contemporary works and classical ballets, most notably as Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade, and Swanhilda in René Daveluy’s Coppelia. Since joining Ballet Arkansas Megan has had the opportunity to dance works by Ma Cong, Yoshito Sakuraba, Mariana Olivera, Chris Stuart, and Kiyon Gaines. She has also been featured in Michael Fothergill’s Chiaroscuro, Ink, Dracula, and most recently in the world premiere of Sleepy Hollow as Katrina. Megan has additionally had the privilege of performing in George Balanchine’s Who Care’s? and Glinka Pas de Trois, as Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, Odette in Swan Lake, Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, and the Sugar Plum Fairy, Dew Drop Fairy, and Snow Queen in The Nutcracker.