Taylor is a Los Angeles based writer and director whose work has been seen at theatres such as The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and New York Theatre Workshop. His written work includes Wedding Dance, Personal History, Hype Heroes, and I Wish You Love. His directing projects have been as varied as the opera Fresh Faust at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston; The Negroes Burial Ground at The Kitchen in New York City; and Ride the Rhythm in the Hip-Hop Theatre Festival in Washington, D.C. Taylor received his bachelor’s and master of fine arts degrees from Brown University. He is a member of Stage Directors and Choreographers, a board member of the Givens Foundation for African American Literature, and an associate artistic director of America-in-Play. He is currently a full professor at UCLA, School of Theater, Film, and Television.