Megan Michelle Hildebrand

Megan Michelle Hildebrand

503 Towne Ridge Way • Woodstock, GA • (770) 653-7583 • meganmhildebrand@gmail.com

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OBJECTIVE                                                        

Immediate goal of becoming an active arts professional.

 

 

EDUCATION

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, Clemson, SC

Bachelor of Arts, Production Studies in Performing Arts (Theatre) – 2008

Minor Degree – Legal Studies

Languages – English and American Sign Language

CPR and AED Certified for Adults, Children and Infants

 

 

SKILL SET

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Strong public relations and presentation skills (both spoken and written), strategic and tactical thought.
  • Consistently able to build rapport with all levels of executive professionals and staff, articulate before business groups and colleagues.
  • Ability to effectively supervise and motivate colleagues to high performance levels and instill confidence in others.
  • Web-based marketing/Web page design
  • Working knowledge of current html codes and procedures
  • Confident in the Operation of Mac computer programs
  • Social Networking Media
  • Special projects management.
  • Construction of simple contracts, specifications, strategic business and marketing plans (international and domestic).
  • Safari/Firefox/Internet Explorer, Adobe/Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FrontPage.
  • Prioritized academic, employment, and volunteer activities with tangible results.

 

 

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WORK EXPERIENCE

Performing Arts Professional, -Multiple -                                              08/08 – present

Facilitate the roles and responsibilities of Actor, Director, Stage Manager, Voice/Audition Coach, Teacher, Camp Counselor, Choreographer, Puppeteer, Playwright, Music Director, Designer, Technician, Graphic Designer, ASL interpreter, and Arts Advocate.

 

e-channels Coordinator, Georgia Center for Non-Profits; Atlanta, GA  07/09 – 07/10

Manage internal system of information flow to the internet and email: Website updates, deployment of information to non-profit organizations through email and social networking, some web-based marketing and publicity involvements.

Brooks Crew, The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts;Clemson, SC   02/06 – 05/08

Managed and facilitated all aspects of backstage crew logistics for touring theatrical productions (e.g. rigging and focusing lights, load-ins, load-outs, stage management, sound and light board operation, box office and theatre maintenance).

Asst. to Chair of Performing Arts, Clemson University; Clemson, SC    08/04 – 05/06

Facilitated the role and responsibility of secretary to the chair of the Performing Arts Department; talked with potential students and their families regarding CU program offerings. Tour guide.

Cashier/Sales Associate/Customer Service, Old Navy; Marietta, GA      02/01 – 06/04

Responsible for cash/credit sales at the register, on the floor and in the fitting room; Assisted coordination of women's and baby department with regards to section design and signage; Assisted in some load-ins of store merchandise. 

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ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Volunteer Artist, Medically Fragile Children’s Center; Easley, SC            08/07 – 05/08

Developed “DREAMCRAFT,” implementing personal knowledge of theatre as therapy, and created dream sequences for children suffering from mental and physical illness. 

Broadway Cares Student Manager, Clemson University; Clemson, SC   08/06 – 05/08

Developed successful marketing and fundraising plan for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS.

Fundraising Chair, Clemson University; Clemson, SC                               08/07 – 05/08

Lead all fundraising endeavors, both internal and external, for Clemson University’s Department of Performing Arts.

Business Manager, Clemson University; Clemson, SC                                08/05 – 05/06

Developed email campaign for performing arts students and faculty encompassing all departmental events, documented minutes at meetings held by the performing arts student board, etc.

Webmaster, Clemson University; Clemson, SC                                            08/05 – 05/07

Managed content for Performing Arts student webpage – including page layout, design, and active URL links regarding all departmental events, auditions, and meetings.  

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PRODUCTION CREDITS

Director, Princess Impossible, Marietta, GA 2010

Asst. Director/Stage Manager, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs; Marietta, GA 2010

Music Director, The Big Bad Musical, Marietta, GA 2010

Stage Manager/Sound Board Op, The Big Bad Musical, Marietta, GA 2010

Stage Manager/Light Board Op, High School Musical 2; Woodstock, GA 2009

Co-Director,Princess and the Pea; Woodstock, GA 2009

Choreographer, Princess and the Pea; Woodstock, GA 2009

Stage Manager, Princess and the Pea; Woodstock, GA 2009

Production Assistant, The Wizard of Oz; Woodstock, GA 2009

Assistant Props Mistress, The Wizard of Oz; Woodstock, GA 2009

Dance Captain, The Wizard of Oz; Woodstock, GA 2009

Playwright, Saving Story Time; Acworth, GA 2009

Stage Manager, -Multiple - The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts 2006-2008

House Manager, -Multiple - The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts 2006-2008

Light Technician, -Multiple -The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts 2006-2008

Sound Technician, -Multiple -The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts 2006-2008

House Manager, Death and the Maiden; Clemson, SC 2008

Director, A Piece of My Heart; Clemson, SC 2007

Sound Design, A Piece of My Heart; Clemson, SC 2007

House Manager, Mock Turtle Soup Improv Troupe; Clemson, SC 2007

Director, Hello Out There; Clemson, SC 2006

House Manager, Sincerely; Clemson, SC 2006

Assistant Stage Manager, Kid Simple

Stage Manager, The Learned Ladies; Clemson, SC 2004

Stage Manager, A Soldier Dreams; Atlanta, GA 2003

Assistant Director, Murder’s in the Heir; Marietta, GA 2003

Stage Manager, Murder’s in the Heir; Marietta, GA 2003

Choreographer, East Side Elementary School; Marietta, GA

Publicity, Crimes of the Heart; Houston, TX 2000

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PERFORMANCE CREDITS

Sheep, Princess Impossible; Marietta, GA 2010

Elphaba/Kim Macafee/Ensemble, That’s Entertainment!; Woodstock, GA 2009

Glinda/Aunt Em, The Wizard of OZ; Woodstock, GA 2009

Nurse Ratched, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; Clemson, SC 2008

Ms. Prism, The Importance of Being Earnest; Clemson, SC 2008

Joey, Don’t Shoot the Monkeys (staged reading); Clemson, SC 2008

Echo/Hera, The Cult of Aphrodite; Clemson, SC 2007

Adrianne, Minutes; Clemson, SC 2007

Bessie/Mary Rivers, Jane Eyre; Clemson, SC 2007

Audrey, As You Like It; Greenville, SC 2007

Upstate Shakespeare Festival.

Varya, The Cherry Orchard; Clemson, SC 2007

Carol, Oleanna; Clemson, SC 2007

Exeter/Chorus, Henry V; Clemson, SC 2006

Cast set the show around a campfire and used southern dialects, representing the theory that the accent of Shakespearean times was actually closer affiliated to the Southern accent as opposed to the pretentious British accent we so often assume.

Chorus, The Burial at Thebes; Clemson, SC 2006

Portia, Julius Caesar; Clemson, SC 2006

Clemson University Shakespeare Festival

 

 

The Pious, The Decameron Project; Clemson, SC and Edinburgh, Scotland Ensemble created piece taken to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland; Assisted in developing the script (adapted from The Decameron), choreography, and set and prop design and implementation, along with acting and singing in the production.

The Vagina Monologues, Clemson, SC 2006-2008

Cast 3 years in a row (Memory of Her Face, Intro/Spotlight, and I was there in the room). Each year, the proceeds earned by the show’s ticket sales and fundraising went to battered women’s shelters in, and around, South Carolina.

Vocalist, 1920’s Opera Night; Marietta, GA 2006

“Cell Block Tango” from Chicago.

Heidi, The Heidi Chronicles; Clemson, SC 2005

Jenn, The Distance from Here; Clemson, SC 2004

Theresa, Boy Gets Girl; Clemson, SC 2005

Claire, Fuddy Meers; Clemson, SC 2004

Catherine, Proof; Clemson, SC 2004

Anne, 1-800-DESPERATE; Clemson, SC 2004

Soloist, Opera Night; Marietta, GA 2004

Performed in musical numbers from Chicago and Sweet Charity.

Dorine, Tartuffe; Marietta, GA 2003

Ursula, Bye Bye Birdie; Marietta, GA 2003

Sarah, Children of a Lesser God; Marietta, GA 2003

Olivia, Twelfth Night; Marietta, GA 2002

Sally Brown, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown; Marietta, GA 2002

Ensemble, Once Upon a Mattress; Marietta, GA 2002

Wendy, Peter Pan; Marietta, GA 2002

Kasnar (Marion’s understudy), Don’t Drink the Water; Marietta, GA 2001

Ensemble, Hello Dolly; Marietta, GA 2001

Crow #3/Ozian, The Wizard of Oz; Houston, TX 2000

Eliza Doolittle, Pygmalion; Houston, TX 2000

Sissy, A Piece of My Heart; Houston, TX 1999

Sandy, Grease; Plano, TX 1998

Twin #1/Jane, Peter Pan; Memphis, TN 1993

The Skin Horse, The Velveteen Rabbit; Memphis, TN 1993

Chorus, Of Thee I Sing; Chicago, IL 1991

Eve, The Adam and Eve Story, Jr; Chicago, IL 1990

The Littlest Angel, The York Nativity Play; Chicago, IL 1990

 

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FILM/TV CREDITS

Stand-in (Christina Hendricks)/Extra, “Life As We Know It,” Atlanta, GA 2009

Stand-in (Holland Roden)/Extra, “Teen Wolf” (pilot), Atlanta, GA 2010

Extra, “Vampire Diaries” (Season 2), Atlanta, GA 2010

 

 

 

TRAINING

Acting:        

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

 

2005-2008

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh, Scotland

2006

Carrie Ann Quinn

Clemson University

2004-2008

Dr. Mark Charney

Clemson University

2004-2008

Alexander Harrington

Clemson University

2005-2008

Voice:      

Melanie Gibson Rowell (music)

Clemson University

2004-2006

Carrie Ann Quinn (stage)

Clemson University

2004-2008

Carnegie Hall

New York

2001-2002

Directing:        

Dr. Mark Charney

Clemson University

2004-2008

Alexander Harrington

Clemson University

2005-2008

Stage Management:      

Tony Penna

Clemson University

2004-2008

David Hartmann

Clemson University

2004-2008

Frank Miller

GSU

2004

Stage Combat:

Paul Savas

Warehouse Theatre

2005-2008

 

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

·         Alpha Psi Omega

·         American Sign Language

·         CPR and AED Certified for Adults, Children and Infants

·         Vocal Part: Mezzo Soprano

·         Dialects: American North, Midwest, British (RP), Cockney, New York, Celtic/Gaelic, American South, child, and character voices

·         Dance/Movement: Jazz, Ballet, Commedia dell'arte, Tap(Beginner), Improvisation

·         Instrument: Piano

·         KCACTF Irene Ryan Nominee, The Cult of Aphrodite

·         KCACTF Regional Show Nominee, The Decameron Project

·         KCACTF Irene Ryan Nominee, The Heidi Chronicles

·         KCACTF Stage Management Nominee, The Learned Ladies

·         Richard K. Sanders Scholarship Endowment, Clemson University  Department of Performing Arts

·         Out of State Tuition Waiver Scholarship, Clemson University Department of Performing Arts

·         Performance Scholarship, Clemson University Department of Performing Arts

·         Georgia Thespians/GA Thespian Conference

·         Texas Thespians/TX Thespian Conference

·         International Thespian Conference

·         National Beta Club