Artistic Director, Competition Director
Meghan Hoover is a graduate from the University of South Florida with a BFA degree in Dance Performance & Choreography. She was awarded “Graduate with Distinction” from the college of fine arts for her excellence in dance and academics. Meghan has received master instruction under industry greats such as Mia Michaels, Frank Hatchett, Gus Giordano, and Luigi. Growing up, Meghan trained at the Terri Gordon Dance Center, Hartford Ballet School, Boston Ballet School, Broadway Dance Center, and Steps. She received full scholarships to The Edge in LA and the Gus Giordano Dance Center in Chicago. She toured the world while dancing for Holland America Cruise Lines as a dance captain & assistant choreographer. Meghan was a dancer & dance captain in the long-running Las Vegas classic “Jubilee” for 5 yrs, here on the Las Vegas Strip. She has worked for talent agencies such as Stiletto Entertainment, Best Agency, Missy Cochran Entertainment, & Dick Foster Productions. She has performed in numerous industrials here in Las Vegas, and was seen in the opening number of the TV show “Last Comic Standing”. Meghan has taught all techniques to dancers of all ages for the last 15 years, and has even taught at the University level at UNLV. She has choreographed many numbers that have received platinum & overall level awards both at the regional & national levels. Meghan has a strong passion for instructing dance, as well as choreography. She demands excellence in a positive and encouraging classroom environment. We are pleased to have Meghan here on our staff at Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy.