Megan Wilkerson

Scenic Designer

In her five seasons at Artists Rep Megan has designed: scenery for The HumansCaughtThe Importance of Being EarnestAmerican Hero, Feathers and TeethThe Understudy, and Xmas Unplugged, scenery and projections for Exiles and The Skin of Our Teeth, and most recently projections for Magellanica. This season she'll be designing scenery for Small Mouth Sounds, A Doll’s House, Part 2, and The Revolutionists here at Artists Rep, and Tiny Beautiful Things at Portland Center Stage. An Artists Rep Resident Artist, Megan is also a member of the women’s theatre company The Rivendell Theatre Ensemble in Chicago and a founding member of the artistic collective Bad Soviet Habits. Since arriving in Portland, Megan has had the pleasure of working with Teatro Milagro (Óye OyáAmerican Night), Third Rail Repertory Theatre (The Realistic Joneses, LungsThe Events), Profile Theatre (The Secretaries, Blue Door), defunkt theatre (The Children’s Hour), Theatre Vertigo (Jekyll & Hyde, The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents), and Northwest Classical Theatre (Wait Until Dark, Mary Stuart). Prior to Portland, Megan spent 10 years in the Midwest where she worked with 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 Design Assistant, Megan spent two seasons at 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 diverse national projects such as Kenny Leon’s production of the modern opera Margaret Garner to Bill Rauch’s Pirates of Penzance here in Portland. Megan is a proud member of United Scenic Artist Local 829. www.meganwilkerson.com