MEGAN YAMASHITA (Dancer) A native of Orange County, California, Megan trained at Southland Ballet Academy under the direction of Salwa Rizkalla. During that time, she performed for Festival Ballet Theatre and was selected to dance in YAGP’s “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala in NYC, Miami, and Mexico. In addition, Megan was awarded the Orange County Performing Arts Center’s “Tomorrow’s Stars at the Center” award in classical dance. Megan joined the inaugural class of the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, earning her BFA in 2019 under the tutelage of Vice Dean Jodie Gates. She has performed at the Laguna Dance Festival and Gala de Danza in Cabo San Lucas. Megan was selected by William Forsythe to participate in a choreographic demonstration of his creative practice in USC Visions & Voices, Focus Forsythe: The Choreographer’s Process. This is Megan’s first season with Complexions.