Meghan Pugh. Photo by Karolina Kuras.
Meghan Pugh was born in Ottawa, Ontario and trained at Canada’s National Ballet School. Ms. Pugh joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2012 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2014.
Ms. Pugh has danced roles such as Effie in La Sylphide, Lead Shepherdess in The Winter’s Tale and Sheep in The Nutcracker. Her repertoire also includes Fourth Fairy and Pussycat in The Sleeping Beauty and roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, Nijinsky, A Streetcar Named Desire, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Manon, Allegro Brillante, Being and Nothingness, Cacti, Carousel (A Dance), The Four Temperaments and Symphony #9.
Meghan Pugh is sponsored through Dancers First by Cornell Wright & Sarah McEvoy.
Born: Ottawa, Ontario
Trained: Canada’s National Ballet School
Corps de Ballet since: 2014
“Meghan Pugh as Effie was the embodiment of innocence… Her poise and posture were perfect, and her characterization, full with eager anticipation that her dreams of domestic bliss were about to be fulfilled nearly broke my heart.”