Taylor Graham

Taylor has finished York University’s theatre program specializing in play writing and directing. She was also working at Factory Theatre in their box office and at the Playwrights Guild of Canada as the Coordinator of Research and Youth Outreach helping with their Trillium Foundation youth project entitled Uth Ink.

She has enjoyed many opportunities at York to display her writing. These include self written and performed monodramas facilitated by Judith Rudakoff. This also includes the one act play Carolyn written and directed by Taylor which is to be performed at York’s playGround festival this February. Last year she was the recipient of the George Ryga Award of Excellence in Playwriting.

She also has directing credits at York including two student written plays Stay of the Nation and A Nice Story which were also featured in the playGround festival. She has also assistant directed David Rotenberg’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Tapestry New Opera Works has given Taylor her first professional writing credits as they staged three short operas; Maggie’s Sunflowers, Visiting, and Adaptation of Enemy of the People in their Opera Briefs series.