Feeling 'as light as air' with Helia Megowan

LOHS sophomore Helia Megowan, who stars as the Snow Queen this month in a ‘Nutcracker’ adaptation, dreams of a career as a professional dancer

It’s a rare moment when Helia Megowan isn’t dancing, but it’s easy to see why the Lake Oswego High School sophomore is so committed to ballet.

“The moment I step on stage, I feel as if I’m as light as air,” Helia says. “I also love the wonder in the faces in the audience when I first step onstage, and the thought that I might be inspiring someone or making someone feel joy (or any other emotion) through my dancing.”

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