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.
She has danced such roles as Effie in La Sylphide, Shepherdess in The Winter’s Tale, Kitty in the North American premiere of Anna Karenina and Sheep in The Nutcracker. Her repertoire includes Fourth Fairy and Pussycat in The Sleeping Beauty and roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, Nijinsky, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Manon, The Merry Widow, A Streetcar Named Desire, Frame by Frame, Le Petit Prince, Allegro Brillante, Apollo, The Four Temperaments, Being and Nothingness, Carousel (A Dance), Symphony #9, The Dream, Paquita, Emergence, Cacti and Paz de la Jolla.
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.”