Originally from St. Petersburg, FL, Taylor's passion for performance led her to pursue the rigors of Conservatory training, where she studied acting, singing, and dance in St. Louis, Missouri, acquiring her BFA in Musical Theatre from The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University.
Taylor was the 2020 2nd Place National Competition Winner in Musical Theatre (1st Place St. Louis Regional Winner) with the NSAL.
Some of her professional shows include: The Sound of Music (The Muny), Pride and Prejudice (The Rep of St. Louis), My Fair Lady (Ozark Actors Theatre), The Little Mermaid (Variety Theatre), SHE (ERA Theatre), and Steel Magnolias (St. Pete City Theatre).
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August 2021 -- A RETURN TO LIVE THEATRE!
The Sound of Music at The Muny
I was absolutely thrilled and honored to have performed in The Sound of Music at The Muny, America's oldest and largest outdoor theatre venue located in the middle of Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri with a grand total of 11,000 seats! Directed by Matt Kunkel, with choreography by Beth Crandall and music direction by Ben Whiteley, this production brought music back to the hills of Forest Park after a year of shutdown due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. This has been a full-circle moment for me, as The Muny was the first place I visited upon arriving in St. Louis to receive my BFA in Musical Theatre from The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University! I remember looking down at the stage from way up in the free seats and making it my goal to one day perform on that stage. This show was also very near and dear to my heart, as The Sound of Music is one of my all-time favorite musicals! Dreams really do come true!
December 2020 -- THEATRE DURING A PANDEMIC
The Collegiate Premiere of Deadly: The Musical at The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University
I had the honor of working on this new and exciting musical that was done in COMPLETE isolation. As an actor in this Zoom production, I was responsible for my costume, hair, makeup, set, props, lighting, accompaniment, and filming myself for each scene all from my apartment living room! Throughout all of the rehearsals and the two weeks of filming, every member of the company, from the actors to the designers to the directors, did all of their work in isolation.
While the idea of never being able to be in the same room together presented its challenges, especially the idea of learning complex musical arrangements through Zoom, everyone worked incredibly hard to create and bring a new and exciting hybrid of musical theatre and film to audiences from across the country!
This musical experience, turned film experience, was directed by Caesar Samayoa (Broadway's Come From Away), with book and lyrics by Vanessa Claire Stewart (a fellow WebCo alum), and music by Ryan Thomas Johnson. This musical brings to light the stories of the incredible women whose lives were cut short by the infamous serial killer, H.H. Holmes.