MEET THE BABES
Megan Schemmel is a Chicago-based actress, voiceover artist, singer, dancer, improvisor and stage-combatant who graduated with a B.F.A. in Theatre & Voice from the University of Kansas.
As a proud member of BWBTC’s ensemble since 2012, Megan has enjoyed the chance to wield weapons in the following BWBTC female-driven plays: The Lady Demands Satisfaction (Aunt Theodosia) Titus Andronicus (Saturninas), Bo Thomas and the Case of the Sky Pirates (Bo Thomas), Susan Swayne And The Bewildered Bride (Adelaide), TRASH (Becky), and Romeo and Juliet (Benvolio).
Other companies on the resume checklist of fun: Matter Dance Company (emeritus member), The Factory Theater (Fight City), The House Theatre of Chicago (Cyrano), Awkward Pause Theatre (The Rocky Horror Show), The Side Project (Through The Middle Ground), NightBlue (Rabbit Hole, Sweeney Todd, The Rocky Horror Show) and The Cupid Players (Cupid Has A Heart On).
In 2015, Megan was featured in the American Family Insurance “Dreams 2.0” Super Bowl commercial with Jennifer Hudson.
On-camera work has included performing as ‘Molly’ in Stephen Cone’s short film, THE PLUMBER (ASC Cinema Lab 11.0), was in Fiona Obertinca’s short films, MASCOT and BOBBY (Columbia College), and wrapped filming Season 2 of the web series, THE SCARLET LINE (Wolf Point Media), as the misguided villain/anti-hero, ‘Naomi’.
Lastly, check out the self-produced, comedic podcast, Courtesy Flush, that Megan and fellow BWBTC company member, Kelly Yacono, over-share relatable stories and occasionally break into the improvised song.