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Danya Taymor

Danya Taymor is a New York based director and translator. Recent work includes Antoinette Nwandu's Flat Sam (PlayPenn); Nathan Yungerberg's Esai's Table (Cherry Lane Mentor Project); Justin Kuritzkes’ The Sensuality Party (The New Group); Susan Soon-He Stanton’s Cygnus (Women’s Project Theater); Brian Watkins’ Wyoming (Lesser America); Brian Watkins' My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer, Sarah Gancher’s The Place We Built (The Flea Theater); Dan McCabe’s Christina Martinez (Julliard) and an all-female Julius Caesar (Atlantic Stage 2). Translations include Alejandro Ricaño's We Are Getting Better at Saying Goodbye and Luis Enrique Guitierrez Ortiz Monasterio's I Hate Fucking Mexicans, which she also directed. Awards and fellowships include the 2014-2016 Time Warner Directing Fellow at Women's Project, 2050 fellowship at New York Theatre Workshop. She is an Artist in Residence at Theatre for a New Audience, a member of Ensemble Studio Theater and an Associate Artist at The Flea Theater. She is a frequent volunteer at Covenant House, where she teaches a master class in directing twice a year and has taught theater in Ecuador and Slovakia. Danya recieved her BA from Duke University. Upcoming work includes Martyna Majok's Queens.

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Danya Taymor