Megan Sikora

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Megan Sikora
Born April 11, 1979 (1979-04-11) (age 38)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
United States
Website Official Site

Megan Sikora is an American actress who has appeared on Broadway in several musicals. She originated the role of Bambi Bernet in Curtains in 2007.

Early life[edit]

Megan Sikora grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She began dancing at 3, and attended Point Park University, majoring in dance. [1] At age 19, she joined the cast of the German version of Beauty and the Beast, and toured Germany and Austria. She was also selected as one of 20 American women to dance ballet at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.[2]

Theater[edit]

Sikora debuted on Broadway in 42nd Street in 2001 as Lorraine/Ensemble.[3]

She appeared in other shows such as Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2002 as Ruth/Ensemble,[4] Wonderful Town, Dracula, and Wicked, where she understudied Glinda and Nessarose. In 2007, she reached her breakthrough when cast as the determined dancing fanatic Bambi Bernet in the Broadway musical Curtains. She appeared on Broadway and the Los Angeles out of town tryout as well.[5]

She appeared in the Broadway revival of Promises, Promises opposite Kristin Chenoweth in 2010. In March 2011, she played the role of Miss Krumholtz in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. She was nominated for the 2011 Astaire Award, Female Dancer, Broadway for this role.[6] She played the role of Joan and others, and was the dance captain, in the Broadway production of The Nance in 2013.[7] She appears in the new musical Holiday Inn, which opened on Broadway in October 2016.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tropia, Joe. "Megan Sikora", broadway.com, June 28, 2007, retrieved January 4, 2017
  2. ^ http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1083/is_6_81/ai_n27260976/
  3. ^ 42nd Street, Playbill (vault), retrieved January 4, 2017
  4. ^ Thoroughly Modern Millie, Playbill (vault), retrieved January 4, 2017
  5. ^ "Megan Sikora Broadway" ibdb.com, retrieved January 3, 2017
  6. ^ Nestor, Frank. "2011 Fred and Adele Astaire Award Nominations Announced" Backstage, April 27, 2011, retrieved January 4, 2017
  7. ^ "Megan Sikora Credits". Playbill (vault), retrieved January 3, 2017
  8. ^ Holiday Inn, roundabouttheatre.org, retrieved January 3, 2017