Atlantic Theater Company DANYA TAYMOR - Atlantic Theater Company


DANYA TAYMOR (Director) is a director and translator originally from Northern California. Recent work includes Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over (Steppenwolf), Tuvalu (Sundance), and Flat Sam (PlayPenn); Nathan Yungerberg’s Esai’s Table (Cherry Lane Mentor Project); Justin Kuritzkes’ The Sensuality Party (The New Group); Brian Watkins’ Wyoming (Lesser America) and My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer (The Flea); Susan Soon-He Stanton’s Cygnus (Women’s Project); Sarah Gancher’s The Place We Built (The Flea); Dan McCabe’s Christina Martinez (Juilliard); Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar (Atlantic Stage 2); Shakespeare’sThe Tempest (NYU/Stella Adler); and Legom’s I Hate Fucking Mexicans (The Flea), which she also translated. She is a 2014-2016 Time Warner Directing Fellow at Women’s Project, a former 2050 fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, an Artist in Residence at TFANA, a member of Ensemble Studio Theater, and an Associate Artist at The Flea. Theater. Other awards/fellowships include: Van Lier Directing Fellowship; Gates Foundation Grant, Rough Draft Residency at the Drama League and Lincoln Center Directors Lab. Upcoming work includes Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Everybody (Juilliard) and Martyna Majok’s Queens (LCT3).