Name: Megan Sanborn Jones
Title: Department Chair, Professor
Division: Theatre Arts Studies
Office Hours: D-581B HFAC, Tuesdays 8am – 9am
Phone: (801) 422-1321
BA, Theatre Arts, BYU, 1995
MA Theatre Arts, Directing emphasis, BYU, 1997
PhD, Theatre Historiography, University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, 2004.
Megan’s work has been published in Theatre Journal, Theatre History Studies, Theatre Topics, and Ecumenica. Her first book, Performing American Identity in Anti-Mormon Melodrama from Routledge Press won the Mormon History Association Smith-Pettit Best First Book Award (2010) and her second book, Contemporary Mormon Pageantry: Seeking After Our Dead from the University of Michigan Press was published in October 2018. Megan is an author and an editor, currently serving on the editorial boards of Mormon Studies Review and Ecumenica. Megan is active in the American Society of Theatre Researchers (ASTR), the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), the American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS) and the Mormon History Association (MHA).
Megan is also a director/choreographer whose credits at BYU include Crazy for You, Arabian Nights, Young Company’s Twelfth Night, Princess Academy, Travesties and Much Ado About Nothing. Megan and her husband, Glen Jones, are the happy parents of Cohen (14) and Eden (11).
TMA 115 Introduction to Performance Studies
TMA 201-202 Theatre History
TMA 395-396 Dramatic Literature
TMA 401 Contemporary Performance Practices
TMA 602 Theatre History/Theory 3
TMA 690 Introduction to Graduate Studies
Curriculum Vitae: Megan Sanborn Jones