Megan Marvel grew up in Raleigh and trained at The Raleigh School of Ballet until moving to Pittsburgh at sixteen to study with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School-Schenley High School Program. Other training included The School of the Atlanta Ballet, and the Houston Ballet Academy. Ms. Marvel returned to Raleigh to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from NCSU, and became a member of the NCSU Dance Company under the direction of Robin Harris. She has continued to perform and choreograph for the NCSU Dance Company since 1994, and keeps a Master of Fine Arts in Liberal Studies Degree from NCSU, focusing on Choreography and Dance Design. Ms. Marvel also served as the Assistant Director of the NC State Dance Program. Ms. Marvel joined The Raleigh School of Ballet’s faculty in 1997and became Associate Director of RDT in 2006.