Megan Sanborn Jones is a Professor in the Theatre and Media Arts Department where she serves as the associate chair of the department and Artistic Director of BYU Theatre. Her publications include work in: Theatre Journal, Theatre Topics, Theatre History Studies, and more. Her second book, Contemporary Mormon Pageantry: Seeking After the Dead from the University of Michigan Press was published this last October 2018. Megan is also a director/choreographer with credits at BYU including: Shannon Hale’s Princess Academy, Young Company’s Twelfth Night and Tom Stoppard’s Travesties. Megan and her husband, Dr. Glen Jones, are the happy parents of Cohen (12) and Eden (9).
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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have a unique view within Christianity that the body is not something corrupt that has to be overcome, but rather a tool given by God to be a support to the spirit. Jones said, “Bodies are a gift; honoring and respecting the body is key to the plan of salvation and a key to becoming perfect. We have a body and a spirit equally powerful and equally divine.”
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