Meet Megan Van De Hey
Theatre, Monologue & Acting Through Song Instructor
Megan Van De Hey has been a working professional actress since 2004.
After graduating from the University of Northern Colorado with a BA in Music Theatre, Megan began her professional career in Chicago where she expanded her skills by having the opportunity to work with such illustrious artists like James Lapine, Michael John LaChiusa, and William Finn.
Megan spent four months performing at the Voltaire Cabaret Club while in Chicago and interned at the Geddes Talent Agency. She was nominated for the prestigious Jeff award numerous times for her work in A NEW BRAIN, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD and SPITFIRE GRILL.
Megan came to Denver in 2010, where she has continued her work on regional stages including The Arvada Center, The Aurora Fox, Curious Theatre, The Avenue, Vintage Theatre, Littleton Town Hall, Backstage Theatre, Little Theatre of the Rockies, Starkey Theatrix, Cherry Creek Theatre, The PACE Center, and Lone Tree Performing Arts Complex.
She has been a member of the Actors' Equity union for years and serves on the Equity Liaison Committee.
Megan is a three time Denver Henry Award Winner for her work in COMPANY, GREY GARDENS and RAGTIME. She is a three time Denver Post Ovation Award Winner for her work in NINE and NEXT TO NORMAL, and "Best Season by An Actress".
She has also received True West Awards, Marlowe Awards, and was voted Best Actor by the Greeley Tribune for her work in NEXT TO NORMAL and AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY, and awarded Best Actress by Bill Wheeler for her work in ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE.
Megan is an adjudicator at the Thespian Conference, Bobby G’s and is a regular Guest Artist at the University of Northern Colorado.
Megan has committed herself to a life in the theatre and has made it her goal to continue doing quality work on and offstage by strengthening the arts in her community. Her hope is to be an example to young people who choose a life in the Arts and Humanities.
More at meganvandehey.com
My favorite quote:
"Never explain, never retract, never apologize. Just get the thing done and let them howl.”