Friday, September 27, 2002

My Tayva Patch Fan Page

Tayva Patch is originally from Arizona. She now lives in Provo, Utah with her husband, Brian, and her son, Richard who has returned from serving a mission for The Church and is studying at UVSC. Tayva and Brian have four children and one granddaughter.

Fall 2002: Tayva Patch appears in "Out of Step," the fictional story of "Jenny Thomas," a Mormon girl from a small town in Utah pursuing her dream of becoming a professional dancer. Against her mother's will (Tayva Patch), but with the support of her father (Rick Macy), she leaves home after being accepted to a prestigious dance program and heads to New York. Jenny finds herself alone and overwhelmed. The film combines high-energy dance and cutting edge music with comedy, romance, drama, a traditional quest and very untraditional characters. Tayva Patch and Rick Macy have previously starred together (although never before playing husband and wife) in Blair Treu's "Secret Keeper", Dutcher's "Brigham City)" and Merrill's "Testaments."

September 5, 2002: Tayva opens "Prisoner of Second Avenue" at Provo Theater Company.

August 23, 2002: Blair Treu’s film: “Secret Keeper” (aka “Little Secrets”) opens nationwide. This film debuted at the Heartland Film Festival and won the Crystal Heart Award in October 2001. Tayva Patch appears as Elaine.

July 26, 2002: Tayva became a grandmother again! Congratulations to the whole family!

April 30, 2002: Brigham City is released on DVD. Buy yours now. Brigham City is the story of a sheriff in a small Utah community searching for a serial killer. Tayva Patch appears as Meredith Cole, the FBI agent from Manhattan.

November 29, 2001: Tayva Patch appeared in “4:53” a 17-minute dramatic film by Martin Patch which debuted at the First International Young LDS Film Festival in Provo, Utah. “4:53” is the story of Tom Sorto, a top-notch but work-weary journalist whose overdue leave of absence is threatened by a work obligation. He overcomes independence to meet the obligation and restore passion to his life. April 6, 2001: Richard Dutcher’s Brigham City debuts. Brigham City is the story of a sheriff in a small Utah community searching for a serial killer. Tayva Patch appeared as Meredith Cole, the FBI agent from Manhattan.

January 16, 2001: Tayva Patch’s infant grandson, Jacob Leaver, died in St. Louis, Missouri.

May 2000: Tayva's car was featured as the car of the month in the CR-V Information Exchange

April 14, 2000: Tayva appeared as Susy, the leading role of the Provo Theatre Company's production of Wait Until Dark. Play ended May 13, 2000.

March 24, 2000: Keith Merrill’s The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd debuted in the Legacy Theatre in the at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City. Tayva Patch appears as Mary Magdelene.

February 27, 2000: Tayva appeared as Detective Jane Fleming in the miniseries "Perfect Murder, Perfect Town." Based on Lawrence Schiller's best seller about the still-unsolved murder of 6-year-old child model JonBenet Ramsey.

2000: Tayva Patch appeared as “Mom” in “Happy Go Lucky.” "Happy Go Lucky" is a short comedy film made by Aaron Ruell while a film student at Brigham Young University. "Happy Go Lucky" can currently be viewed online in QuickTime format. Click here. . January 22, 1999: Tayva appeared as Alice Moore in a production of A Man For All Seasons at Brigham Young University's Margetts Arena Theatre.

1998: Tayva appeared in the made for TV movie Not Before He Wakes about an apparently devouted wife and mother who "accidently" shoots her husband dead one night.

September 28, 1997: Tayva appeared as the head nurse in episode 401 of Touched By an Angel

October 10, 1997: Tayva appeared in the PBS production of Trail of Hope: The Story of the Mormon Trail.

1997: Tayva appeared as Joan in Not in This Town starring Kathy Baker. This movie is the riviting account, based on the true story of one woman's resistance to neo-Nazi forces in Billings, Montana during 1993.

1996: Tayva appeared in the TV movie: Unabomber: A True Story.

1996: Tayva Patch starred in The Touch an LDS Motion Picture Studio student film grant project. The film relates the New Testament story of a woman who is healed when she touches the hem of Christ’s robe. It won nine awards at Final Cut that year. It also won an honorable mention at the Smokey Mountain Nanatahala Film Festival in North Carolina and the Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana and a Golden Eagle at the CINE competition.

This page was created 04-23-2001 All the links were checked 05-17-2002 The page was updated 09-27-2002

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