Kimberley born triple threat Megan Carelse celebrates her 15th year in the entertainment industry this year as a singer, songwriter, actor, presenter, dancer, model, producer, director and teacher.
Megan has a degree in Musical Theatre (Cum Laude) from Tshwane University of Technology. She has sung and danced her way through iconic musicals such as HAIR, RENT, WE WILL ROCK YOU!, ASPECTS OF LOVE, EVITA and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. Megan made the transition from theatre to film with ease as Stacy in Rhythm City, Tessa Ford in Cambion Chronicles, Roxy in Magic Moves, Cindy in SHADOW on Netflix, the siren in Die Kuur and most recently as Mai Jayden on Working Wives, which is now available on Showmax.
Megan has also played a number of lawyers in the last two years, credits include Gillian Doherty on Gomora, Erica September on The Estate and another lawyer on ETV VOD in Is’Phindiselo. She has also been featured in advertising campaigns for Bio Oil, LG Crystal, Movida Corona, MTV, Absa, Kyknet ,Accident Angels, The Bachelor, Nan Milk, Bio Plus, Westpack and most recently for Oreo and Clientele. In 2015 Megan had the privilege of working with Disney UK/SA and Urban Brew as the choreographer and vocal coach on the hugely popular I LOVE VIOLETTA television show.
Megan has also had success in the in the music scene with her singles I GOT IT, UNFAITHFUL, TASTES LIKE CANDY, WHAT YOU WAITING FOR & DOG DAYS. In 2017 Megan worked with Silas James, Juan Enslin, SAMA and award winning producer Marius Brouwer to find her new sound which is a Country/Pop fusion.
She has had success on international and local radio stations with her singles HOME, MY GRAVITY, MAKE YOU HAPPY AND SMALL TOWN GIRL. Her single has been playlisted by Hot 91.9, Mix FM, Gay SA radio and Zone Radio in Cape Town and climbed to number 3 on the Zone Radio Top 40. Megan was also featured as the SA artist of the week on the same radio station on the 25th of September 2018.