Meghan Pugh

Corps de Ballet

Meghan Pugh

Meghan Pugh. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Quick Facts

Born: Ottawa, Ontario
Trained: Canada’s National Ballet School
Joined: 2012
Corps de Ballet since: 2014


Five Things to Know

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  2. Meghan was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She received her training at Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto. In 2012, Megan joined The National Ballet of Canada as an Apprentice and joined the Corps de Ballet two years later in 2014.
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  5. Her dream is to dance the title role of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet.
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  8. 3Meghan loves to fish and will often spend a summer day on the water engaged in this peaceful activity.  
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  11. One of her favourite onstage memories was dancing the featured role of Kitty in the North American premiere of John Neumeier’s Anna Karenina in 2018.  

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  13. Meghan has performed the soloist roles of Effie in La Sylphide, Shepherdess in The Winter’s Tale, Sheep in The Nutcracker and Fourth Fairy and Pussycat in The Sleeping Beauty.  


Favourite Ballets

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  2. The Winter’s Tale

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  4. Anna Karenina

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  6. Cacti
  8. 4Angels’ Atlas
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  11. Allegro Brillante



“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.”