Julie Taymor: Director of Theatre & Film

In this interview, director Julie Taymor shares how an upbringing steeped in culture and a four year stay in Indonesia were incredibly formative on who she would become as an artist. Proud to take the road less traveled, Taymor became the first woman to win the Tony for Best Director of a Musical for her groundbreaking production of the "The Lion King."

Julie Taymor

Director, Theatre & Film

In this interview, director Julie Taymor shares how an upbringing steeped in culture and a four year stay in Indonesia were incredibly formative on who she would become as an artist. Proud to take the road less traveled, Taymor became the first woman to win the Tony for Best Director of a Musical for her groundbreaking production of the "The Lion King." 

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