Meaghan Deiter is completing her final semester in the MFA acting program. She has performed in the IU Theatre productions of Julius Caesar (Caesar), Three Sisters (Olga), Dancing at Lughnasa (Maggie), Noises Off (Dotty/Mrs. Clackett), The Exonerated (Sunny), The Tempest (Queen Alonso), and Hedda Gabler (Miss Tesman), and performed in Persuasion (Lady Russell/Mrs. Croft) and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Sir Nathaniel) with IU Summer Theatre.
Equally versed in opera, Meaghan will be directing two new operas for New Voices Opera for the third consecutive spring and spending the summer as a Directing Fellow at Opera Saratoga. Meaghan has performed leading roles with several regional opera companies including Virginia Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Kentucky Opera, Wichita Grand Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Saratoga Opera, Ash Lawn Opera, New Opera St. Louis, and The Seagle Music Colony.
Additional career highlights include HMS Pinafore (Buttercup) with Virginia Opera; Gypsy (Mama Rose), Julius Caesar (Marullus/Titinius), and Fox on the Fairway (Muriel) with Festival 56; The Mikado (Katisha), Lysistrata (Kleonike), and Julio Cesare (Nireno) with Fort Worth Opera; The Romeo and Juliet Project (Anita) with Chautauqua Opera and Chautauqua Theatre Co.; The Barber of Seville (Berta) with The Santa Fe Concert Association; Fiddler on the Roof (Yente) with Ash Lawn Opera and The New Theatre Restaurant; Candide (The Old Lady), Hello, Dolly! (Dolly Levi), and The Marriage of Figaro (Marcellena) with The Seagle Music Colony.
Meaghan received her BFA in Theatre/Voice and her MM in Voice from the University of Kansas.