Danya Taymor on the Rise

Danya Taymor is a director on the brink of firmly establishing herself as no longer emerging, but a sought after interpreter of new work. For the last few years, she’s worked consistently on a wide range of new plays that have caught audiences’ attention and produced numerous conversations among theatre-goers. We speak with her about working on “Daddy”, her directing process, the challenges of a career as a director, and more.

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Sara Mearns Dances into Musical Theatre

Sara Mearns joined the company of the New York City Ballet in 2004, having already apprenticed and studied at the School of American Ballet, and by 2008 she became a principal dancer with the venerable company. From there she quickly became known as one of their premiere and most exciting dancers with a diverse repertoire. Now she’s dipping her toes back into theatre, with the New York City Center Encores! production of I Married an Angel. We speak with her about the Encores! process, the life of a ballet dancer, and more.

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