Megan Sherrod

Megan is a classically trained mezzo soprano, actor, and improviser in Austin, Texas. Her past roles include: Mary Sunshine in Chicago, Matt Damon in Matt & Ben, Cathy Hiatt in The Last Five Years, Cousin Hebe in HMS Pinafore, Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, Kate in The Pirates of Penzance, Vera Boronel in The Consul, Suzy in La Rondine, Cipera in The Cage Affair, and La Suora Infermiera in Suor Angelica. She also frequently performs with Austin Opera.  


Since her arrival in Austin, Megan has plunged headfirst into the improv scene. Her improvised theatre credits include: Make It So (Hideout Theatre), Austin Secrets (Hideout Theatre), Mischief Managed (Hideout Theatre), The Fool's Well (Institution Theater), Boy, Howdy! (Hideout Theatre), Nothing and Everything: Improvised Anton Chekhov Plays (The Long Center and Hideout Theatre), Happily Ever After: Improvised Musicals Inspired by Disney Classics (Hideout Theatre), and Buzz Band (Institution Theater). In 2019, she was honored to be one of the core eight cast for the Hideout Theatre infamous 48 Hour Improv Marathon. Megan can frequently be seen performing improvised modern musicals with her troupe Rook. Learn more about Megan's improv activity here.


Megan completed her Master of Music in voice performance at the University of North Texas where she studied with Dr. Carol Wilson. She received her Bachelor of Music in vocal performance at Oklahoma City University as a student of Larry Wade Keller. She attended the Taos Opera Institute, Si parla, si canta Italian Program, the University Of Miami Frost School Of Music at Salzburg, and the Key West Symphony Young Artist Program. 


Megan performs regularly in improv shows, concerts, recitals, fundraisers, and weddings in the area. She also provides private voice lessons and improv coaching.