Megan Wilkerson

Scenic Designer

At Artists Rep Megan has designed scenery for X-Mass Unplugged, Exiles (scenery & projections), The Understudy, The Skin of Our Teeth (scenery & projections), American Hero, Feathers and Teeth,  and The Importance of Being Earnest. In addition to her involvement here Megan is a member of the women’s theatre company The Rivendell Theatre Ensemble in Chicago, a founding member of the artistic collective Bad Soviet Habits and the Resident Scenic Designer for Bag & Baggage Productions in Hillsboro. Since arriving in Portland Megan has had the pleasure of working with a number of local companies including Teatro Milagro (Oye, Oya & American Night), Third Rail Rep. (The Realistic Joneses Lungs), Profile Theatre (The Blue Door), defunkt theatre (The Children’s Hour), Theatre Vertigo (Jekyll & Hyde, The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents), Northwest Classical Theatre (Wait Until Dark, Mary Stuart). Prior to Portland Megan spent 10 years in the Midwest where she had the pleasure of working for some great companies including the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Next Act Theatre, The Skylight Opera, First Stage Children's Theatre, Michigan Opera Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre and the Rivendell Theatre Ensemble.  As a Design Assistant Megan spent two seasons at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (American Night, The Music Man, Ruined) and has long-running relationships with designers Marjorie Bradley Kellogg and Michael Ganio that have led to work on such diverse national projects as Kenny Leon’s production of the modern opera Margret Garner to Bill Rauch’s Pirates of Penzance here in Portland. Megan is a proud member of United Scenic Artist Local 829.  Her portfolio can be found online at www.meganwilkerson.com.