NLDC is pleased to welcome back Megan Alfano, who joined our respected faculty in 2012 after relocating to London from Saskatchewan. Megan started her dance training at the age of 4 and has been tapping, twirling, and teaching ever since! She holds her Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association Stage Division Full Member – Ontario Division (Jazz and Tap).
In Saskatchewan she spent over 12 years as the Assistant to the Choreographer, Choreographer, and Assistant to the Artistic Director of the touring Performance Company, Saskatchewan Express, gaining teaching expertise in jazz, tap, ballet, musical theatre, hip hop, and lyrical. She was also the Director of the Regina Musical Theatre Studio, running both the recreational and competitive dance and musical theatre programs. Megan was also the Director and choreographer for a youth performance company called the Exprites, the Mini Express and The Expressions.
She has been the choreographer for many high schools and arts organizations for shows with highlights including Honk!, Cinderella, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Titanic, How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Carousel, Suessical, High School Musical, Oliver!, Candide, Grease!, Nine, Guys and Dolls, Cats, The Shipbuilder, Pride and Prejudice, Into the Woods and Sweeney Todd. Most recently Megan has had the opportunity to work as a choreographer at The Grand Theatre here in London (Legally Blonde, Ring of Fire, Addams Family) as well as choreograph for Original Kids Theatre Company.
She is a well-respected dance festival adjudicator and in 2012 had the opportunity to choreograph for the CBC’s Canadian Country Music Awards. Currently Megan is on faculty at Fanshawe College teaching the movement program, as well as a choreographer and dance instructor at St. Mary’s Choir and Orchestra School .
Megan adores teaching the young and the young at heart, and knows firsthand what a difference the arts can make in their lives. She is excited to share her love of dance with the students in London!