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Megan Helmers

 
Bio:
Megan Helmers is a Cloris Award-winning artist who has worked with theatres across Central Iowa. Megan's work as a Director/Choreographer includes Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre's Bring it On (Cloris Award - Best Choreography, Cloris Nominations: Best Direction, Best Musical); The Des Moines ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Megan Helmers is a Cloris Award-winning artist who has worked with theatres across Central Iowa. Megan's work as a Director/Choreographer includes Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre's Bring it On (Cloris Award - Best Choreography, Cloris Nominations: Best Direction, Best Musical); The Des Moines ... (read complete bio)
 

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Robert John Ford and Megan Helmers

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03/31/2010


Jeff Duis and Megan Helmers

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08/31/2009
 

Megan Helmers Biography

Megan Helmers is a Cloris Award-winning artist who has worked with theatres across Central Iowa. Megan's work as a Director/Choreographer includes Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre's Bring it On (Cloris Award - Best Choreography, Cloris Nominations: Best Direction, Best Musical); The Des Moines Playhouse's A Chorus Line (Cloris Nominations: Best Choreography, Best Musical); Noce's Tick, Tick . . . Boom! (Cloris Nomination: Best Musical), Murder Ballad at Noce, and several productions with DMYAT, where she also serves on the Board of Directors. Most recently, she directed and choreographed Ordinary Days at Tallgrass Theatre. Megan's recent choreography includes Elf and Billy Elliot at the Playhouse, and A Christmas Carol, Fun Home, and Company at Iowa Stage Theatre Company. Additional Cloris Award nominations for Best Choreography include Disney?s The Little Mermaid (Des Moines Playhouse), The Wizard of Oz (Kata Klysmic Productions) and School of Rock (DMYAT). Megan directed Lungs at Open Door Rep and appeared as Anna in their 2019 production of Closer.




Megan Helmers News

Cloris Awards Will Celebrate Local Theater This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

After skipping a year, the seventh (almost) annual Cloris Awards will honor eight local theater companies that produced 33 shows during the 2021-2022 season.

Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre Presents HEATHERS The Musical This Month Photo Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre Presents HEATHERS The Musical This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre presents HEATHERS THE MUSICAL July 22-31 at the Civic Center's Stoner Theater.

Staged Reading Of New Musical Comedy ROLF(E) To Be Presented at the Iowa State Histor Photo Staged Reading Of New Musical Comedy ROLF(E) To Be Presented at the Iowa State Historical Building
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

A staged reading of the new musical comedy “Rolf(e)” will be presented on Saturday, May 21 in two performances – 2:00pm and 7:00pm – at the Iowa State Historical Building auditorium in Des Moines. The event is free and open to the public, although advance reservations are required.

BWW Review: THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Tallgrass Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Tallgrass Theatre Company
by DC Felton - Feb 14, 2022

One of the best parts of seeing live theatre is sitting in a show and having it surprise you. Sometimes it can be from a performance in the show, or it could come from a fantastic technical element such as sets or lighting. Then other times, it could be how an amazing script comes to life. While all of those things are great, what makes a show memorable, is when they all come together to give the audience an experience they won't soon forget. Tallgrass Theatre Company's production of Laura Gundersen's 'The Revolutionists' does just that, mixing all the elements that leaves the audience talking long after the show closes. Lucky for you, this show is still playing through February 20, so you still have a chance if you haven't seen it.

Photos: Tallgrass Theatre Company to Present THE REVOLUTIONISTS By Lauren Gunderson Photo Photos: Tallgrass Theatre Company to Present THE REVOLUTIONISTS By Lauren Gunderson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022

Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror.

Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Des Moines Awards Photo Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Des Moines Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 11, 2022

Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Des Moines Awards Photo Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Des Moines Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 10, 2022

Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Revival Theatre Company Announces TITANIC Casting Photo Revival Theatre Company Announces TITANIC Casting
by Robert Diamond - Dec 31, 2021

Revival Theatre Company (RTC) announces the cast for its opening show for 2022, Titanic.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards; Des Moines Community Pla Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards; Des Moines Community Playhouse's CABARET Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards; Des Moines Community Pla Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards; Des Moines Community Playhouse's CABARET Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.