JONATHAN TAIKINA TAYLOR

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Mexico City, Mexico //  Brooklyn, United States​
 

Jonathan Taikina Taylor is a director, teacher, and movement artist split between Mexico City and Brooklyn. He is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of The SuperGeographics Ensemble Theatre, with whom he has directed: Un Castillo de Cartas/The House of Cards, Panic Everything’s Fine, Bacchic, Moving Mouths, RePlay: Shelter Island, and Signal. Under his direction The SuperGeographics’ work has been seen in The US, Sweden, Chile, and India. 

Other New York Credits include directing Adam & Evie (Dixon Place) and Julius Caesar (The Brick).  Jonathan has served as Movement Director for Spaceman by Leegrid Stevens (Drama Desk Nominated best Solo-Show) and several short films including Britain Ashford’s “I Could Have Danced All Night” music video. 

International Credits include: Un Castillo De Cartas (Santiago, Chile) Moving Mouths (Goteborg, Sweden) and La Casa Azul in Kathmandu, a play on the life and work of Frida Kahlo performed by 60 Nepali 9th Graders. Additionally, he has taught workshops in India, Ireland, Italy and Russia. 

Jonathan holds a BFA in Theatre Arts from Boston University, an MA in Political Science, International Relations & Global Justice from Brooklyn College, and is an alum of The SITI Conservatory. Jonathan is an Associate Artist of Anne Bogart’s SITI Company. 

 

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