Megan Liles

A native of Fort Worth, Megan studied Choral Music Education at the University of Texas at Austin-Butler School of Music, and Vocal Performance and Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As an operatic artist, Megan performed roles including Zita in GIANNI SCHICCHI, Marcellina and Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Ruth in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, and Lola in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA. She has been nationally recognized in competition, including the Midwest Regional Finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, as well as a National Semi-Finals of the New York Lyric Opera Theatre Vocal Competition, and the Shreveport Opera Singer of the Year Competition. Since returning to DFW and turning her focus primarily to musical theatre, Megan has performed with many companies across the metroplex. Her favorite recent roles are Morticia Addams in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Anita in WEST SIDE STORY, Sarah Brown in GUYS
AND DOLLS, and Dorcas in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS. As a teacher, Megan is skilled in working to optimize a singer’s individual sound and ability, across a variety of musical genres. Her teaching philosophy is rooted in the belief that every singer has a story to tell and every person can be a singer. She strives to give all performers the foundation to create a dynamic character with a confident voice. Her students have performed locally at theaters including Lyric Stage, Casa Mañana, Theatre Arlington, Granbury Theatre Company, and Plaza Theatre Company, as well as in New York City with iTheatrics and Steps on Broadway Conservatory.

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