Gaye Taylor Upchurch
GAYE TAYLOR UPCHURCH has directed many world premieres including Lauren Gunderson’s The Half-Life of Marie Curie (Audible at Minetta Lane with Kate Mulgrew); Anna Ziegler’s The Last Match (Old Globe and Roundabout); Nick Gandiello’s The Blameless (The Old Globe); Clare Lizzimore’s Animal (Atlantic Theater with Rebecca Hall and Studio Theatre, Helen Hayes directing nomination); Laura Marks’s Bethany with America Ferrera (WP and Old Globe). She has also directed The Member of the Wedding (Williamstown); The Year of Magical Thinking with Kathleen Turner (Arena Stage); Michael Kimmel and Lauren Pritchard’s musical Songbird (Two River); Simon Stephens’s Harper Regan and Bluebird(Atlantic); Lucy Thurber’s Stay (Rattlestick Theater). Regional work includes An Iliad and As You Like It (Hudson Valley Shakespeare, the International Falstaff Award for Best Production and Falstaff nomination for Best Director). She has developed new work at P73, The Vineyard, Lincoln Center Theater, New Dramatists, NY Stage & Film, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. She is an alumna of The WP Directors Lab, The Drama League and North Carolina School of the Arts.