Megan Sousa most recently booked the new FOX television show PITCH. Some of her work includes ABC Pilot The DEATH OF EVA SOFIA VALDEZ alongside Gina Torres and her work has been seen on HBO, Cinemax, Aspire TV , Spike TV, Super Deluxe and Funny or Die. She's a fresh face at Innovative Artists.
Megan Sousa, born Megan Ashley Sousa, is a SAG-AFTRA actress known for her lead role in Zero (2012), which premiered at the American Black Film Festival landing a 2-year broadcast on HBO, HBO GO and Cinemax. Zero, written and directed by Kim Townes, now airs on Aspire TV.
Sousa stars in the award-winning LGBT short film Only for Forever (2014), written and directed by Nia Phillips. Only for Forever is the Jury Award Winner for Best Women's Drama at the North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and currently nominated in 11 domestic & international Film Festivals.
Megan recently booked a Co-Star role in the new FOX TV show "Pitch". She also landed a Guest Star role in the ABC Pilot "The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez" (2016) playing Young Eva along side Gina Torres. Meg brings the feminine voice to a new comedy podcast, The Work Ethnics, alongside stand-up comic Jeremy Scippio and James Simonton.
Megan currently studies at Margie Haber Studio in Advanced on-going and improvisation at The Upright Citizens Brigade, Los Angeles and is a recipient of their Diversity Scholarship. She began to study the craft of acting at the Stella Adler Theater in Hollywood, later enrolling in an on-camera master class at the Performing Arts Institute, Acting for Film/TV at CBSI, Instincts on-camera at Krater Studios and commercial improv mastery at the Hey, I Saw Your Commercial! Studio with Coach Michael Pointer.
Megan had prior studies at the LA Connection Comedy Theatre and at The Improv Trick. In 2013, she began performing stand-up comedy at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, The World Famous Comedy Store, Icehouse and Tao Comedy Club. She is a trained dancer in jazz, modern, hip-hop and vogue genres.
Sousa has worked with award-winning film directors such as Regina King, John Swetnam, Terri Timely, Kimberly Townes, Ryo Rex, Nia Phillips, Hunter Lee Hughes, Geno Brooks, Nikki Whalen and Carey Williams.
Megan enjoys freelance photography, filming her travels and mentoring youth with the Young Storyteller's Foundation, the LA All-Stars and her very own Youth Outreach Program.
Megan was born and raised in Connecticut and grew up in Lincoln, Alabama. She actively took interest in writing poetry, painting, dancing, playing softball and performing in school plays. She also speaks fluent Portuguese and basic Spanish. Megan is currently based in Los Angeles, California.