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Megan E. Pirtle is a Chicago based theatre artist specialized in wig and costume design.
Megan is passionate about using her art to tell stories, especially those that will engage diverse audiences and challenge society.  As a designer dedicated to the collaborative art of theatre, she has studied many facets of theatrical production including costume construction, costume crafts, makeup, and prosthetics. 

She is a graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Costume Design & Costume Technology.

She is also a licensed cosmetologist in Illinois and a graduate of the Tricoci University of Beauty Culture.

In 2023, Megan was the recipient of the Michael Merritt Emerging Technical Collaborator Award.

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