Megan Joyce Rulewicz, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Dance, Music

Megan Joyce Rulewicz, M.F.A.


Megan Rulewicz was raised in San Antonio, Texas, and trained under the direction of Vladimir Marek and Nancy Smith at the Vladimir Marek Ballet Academy. After graduating from high school, Megan began studying ballet at Brigham Young University and obtained a B.A. in Dance in 2007. While performing with the Ballet Showcase Company at BYU, she danced roles in Snow Queen, Raymonda, and appeared in many choreographic works by the BYU faculty and students. She premiered her first choreographic work, Silent Victims of a Raging Storm, in 2006 and received an Outstanding Choreography Award from the dance department.

Megan attended graduate school at the University of Utah, where she danced in various ballet department productions and choreographed five original works, including two contemporary ballet solos for the Youth America Grand Prix Competition in 2009. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2010 with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Ballet, with emphases in choreography and teaching.

In 2010, Megan joined the faculty at UTSA, and began working to build a dance degree program for the university. She teaches ballet, modern dance, and history of dance. She also works with local ballet studios, where she is a teacher, choreographer, and coach for competitions such as Youth America Grand Prix.


  • B.A., Brigham Young University
  • M.F.A., The University of Utah

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