Megan Wilkerson

Scenic Designer

A professional Scenic Designer based here in Portland, Megan is thrilled to be joining the ranks of Artists Rep’s Resident Artists. She designed scenery and projections for Exiles this season and scenery for XMAS UNPLUGGED last year.  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 three years ago Megan has had the pleasure of working with a bevy of local companies including Teatro Milagro (Opcion Multiple, American Night), Portland Center Stage (Assistant Designer - Clybourne Park), deFunkt (The Children’s Hour, Betty’s Summer Vacation), Theatre Vertigo (Jekyll & Hyde, The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents), Northwest Classical Theatre (Wait Until Dark, Mary Stuart) and Bag&Baggage Productions (The Crucible, The Merry Wives of Windsor). 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.