JONATHAN TAYLOR

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Mexico City, Mexico //  Brooklyn, United States​
 

Jonathan 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 Justic from Brooklyn College, and is an alum of The SITI Conservatory. Jonathan is an Associate Artist of Anne Bogart’s SITI Company. Currently, he is helping to build an international arts center with the Purepcha indigenous community of San Juan Nuevo Paragaricutiro in Michoacan, Mexico.   

 

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