Meggan Gomez, Theater Education Director at Working Classroom, studied acting in the BFA program at Montclair State University School of the Arts. She completed institute residencies with Cornerstone Theatre Company, and The Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics in Bogota, Colombia in 2009 and Santiago, Chile in 2016. She also apprenticed and taught playwriting at Touchstone Theatre and trained in Moment Work at a Tectonic Theater Project.
She is a member of the Latino/a Theater Commons steering Committee, and is on the programming committee for an international theater conference in partnership with Revolutions Theater Festival and Theater Without Borders, scheduled for March 2017. She has taught and developed theater curriculum at the Arts Academy Charter School in Allentown, PA and Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem, PA. Acting and devising credits include productions at Abrons Arts Center and Theater for the New City in NYC. She makes her Albuquerque stage debut in Woman on Fire with Camino Real Productions.
At WC she directed Roundhouse Comedy Review and state-wide tour of ¡Bocón!. She is responsible for curriculum development, student recruitment and mentoring, contracting guest artists, theater partnerships, project development and teaching improvisation, Theater of the Oppressed, clowning and Moment Work. Meggan also sits on WC’s Executive Board as Secretary.