Megan Bommarito joined the Department of Theatre and Dance in fall 2014. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, she has been involved in theatre, dance, music and visual arts since childhood. She began her university studies in architecture and design before changing course to receive a B.A. in English and a Business Foundations Certificate from McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Bommarito previously worked in marketing and development at Dallas Children's Theatre and in marketing and communications at the Albany Theatre in London, England. She is a member of the board of director's for Salvage Vanguard Theatre, a volunteer with Fusebox Festival and is regularly involved in several theatres and arts organizations in the Austin area. She is also a member of Americans for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group and Austin Creative Alliance. During her time at the university, she was a member and section leader of The University of Texas Longhorn and Symphonic Bands (french horn) and was involved in numerous service and performance-based organizations across campus. She is a dual Italian-American citizen and enjoys travel, design, cooking and the performing arts and is currently training in the aerial arts on silks (Sky Candy).