Meggan Peters

Meggan PetersCostume Shop Supervisor

81 Center for Performing Arts (513) 529-3056
petersmj@miamiOH.edu

Meggan received her BFA degree from Miami University in 1994. She has been designing and creating costumes for Miami since 1990, twice winning regional design awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Her costume design for The Devils was recognized with a Certificate of Merit from KCACTF. She has been in her current role as Costume Studio Supervisor since 1995.

Meggan has designed costumes for numerous local and regional theatre groups, including GHCT, OxACT, the Fitton Center's Mad Anthony Theatre Company, and the Dallas based Murder Mystery Players. Other professional credits include costume work for the Miami Valley Dinner Theatre, Porthouse Theatre, the Glimmerglass Opera Festival, and Stages, St. Louis. Her work has  been seen in the New York Times, onstage at the New York Metropolitan Opera, and in Oslo, at the opening of the Norwegian National Opera. Her costume design renderings for Miami’s productions, The Devils, All’s Well that Ends Well, and The Drinking Gourd were published in the World Stage Design Catalogue, and in the book, The Art and Practice of Costume Design.

Meggan has enjoyed careers as a commercial artist for Gibson Greeting Cards, and as a featured vocalist with several Cincinnati swing bands, including The Sounds big band, the Cecil Young Orchestra, and the Proctor and Gamble big band. She is Mom to Jake and Nathan Witt, and (Jake’s wife) Linn Hykkerud, and “Grammy” to granddaughters, Etta and Iben.

She mentors the students costume construction and costume running crew labs, designs costumes, and teaches courses in stage makeup.