About Justin

 

Justin is a playwright, producer and translator originally from San Francisco. His plays have been developed or produced at Dixon Place, Lucid Body House, the Sewanee Conference, Piano Fight, Figment Arts Festival on Governors Island, Playwrights Horizons, Yale Cabaret, Moving Parts, Paris; and libretti at Norfolk Music Festival and the Théâtre de Ménilmontant, Paris. Justin’s translations from French include The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco. His essays on theater have been published in Ame rican Theater Magazine, Howlround and The San Francisco Chronicle. Justin was a Walter E Dakin Fellow at the 2016 Sewanee Conference and the recipient of writing grants from the JM Kaplan Fund and a Kesserling grant. His work has been finalist for the Playwright’s Realm Fellowship, Jerome NYC Fellowship, Play Penn, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, New Harmony Project, Stratford New Works Lab and the Cherry Lane Mentor Project. He has held teaching artist positions at Wesleyan, Yale, and the Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, among others. MA in opera dramaturgy from the Sorbonne in Paris and MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama where he received the Eugene O’Neill Memorial Scholarship. He is currently based in New York. Reach him at j.anderson.taylor@gmail.com.

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