Danya Taymor

Her production of Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over (Steppenwolf Theatre Company; upcoming LCT3) was filmed by Spike Lee and premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Recent work: Nathan Yungerberg’s Esai’s Table (Cherry Lane Mentor Project); Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Everybody (Juilliard); Justin Kuritzkes’ The Sensuality Party (The New Group); Brian Watkins’ Wyoming (Lesser America); Brian Watkins’ My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer, Sarah Gancher’s The Place We Built, Luis Enrique Gutiérrez Ortiz Monasterio’s I Hate Fucking Mexicans (The Flea); Antoinette Nwandu’s Flat Sam (PlayPenn). An alumna of the Women’s Project Lab, Sundance Theatre Lab, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, Van Lier Fellowship and the 2050 Fellowship at NYTW. She is a Usual Suspect at NYTW, an artist in residence at TFANA, a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and an Associate Artist at The Flea. Education: Duke University.