Teacher

Taylor currently teaches Acting and Collaboration to non-majors in the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech, as part of a Post-MFA Fellowship in Applied Performance. Prior to Virginia Tech, Taylor taught acting and devised theatre at the University of Georgia (UGA).
At UGA, Taylor taught THEA 4800/6800: The Georgia Incarceration Project. She worked in the special collections library to facilitate research on the history of incarceration and convict labor in Georgia. Taylor also taught Foundations of Acting for new theatre majors and scene study for second-year theatre majors. Taylor presented on her research gained from teaching advanced acting in October 2018 at the Innovations in Teaching Conference at the University of Georgia. Her presentation was titled Lane Work: Learning Theatre Vocabulary, Training Impulse, and Embracing Self-Care.
She brought commedia dell’arte and improvisation to undergraduate students in Cortona, Italy directly after graduating with her Master of Fine Arts in Acting. While completing her MFA degree at UGA, Taylor received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for her instruction of acting for non-majors.
Taylor taught acting and devised theatre in Memphis, TN with Theatre Memphis and Playhouse on the Square’s After School Acting Program. She also has 4 years of experience teaching advanced gymnastics to ages 6-19.