Born on Long Island, NY, and raised in NJ, Megan grew up dancing with the Princeton Ballet. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia with her Master of Teaching and BA in Theatre, Megan moved to New York, where she worked in film, commercials, daytime drama, and on stage – both regionally and within the city. She then relocated to Los Angeles, and started to accrue network, cable and pilot credits. Megan has guest starred on CBS, ABC, NBC, TNT, Showtime, Lifetime and Nickelodeon. On stage, she has originated numerous roles, including world premieres at the Cherry Lane Theatre, the Abingdon Theatre Company, and the LA premiere of Dog Sees God (ensemble nominations -LADCC, LA Weekly & GLAAD Awards).
As a certified educational specialist with 18 years in the field, Megan has managed a successful tutoring business, throughout NYC and LA. Megan has been most thrilled to combine her passions for acting and education in her work at Warner Loughlin Studios in Hollywood. Here she serves as a Studio Director of the Young Actors and Foundation Programs, as well as an in demand staff teacher and audition coach. Known for her experience with curriculum, individualized instruction, and varied teaching strategies, Megan brings her commitment to meet the specific needs of her actors and help them grow. She currently serves on the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television Faculty in their Acting Professional Program.
As a producer, Megan’s first scripted project sold to a major cable network. She now has several TV projects in development as a creator-writer, including an hour family drama and a true crime limited series with EP/Dir Scott Winant, and writing partner, Nikki DeLoach. Megan lives in Burbank with her husband, Coast Guard Officer, Stuart Ambrose, their daughter, Mack, and their son, Huck.