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Taylor Wood - Theatre, Post-MFA Fellowship

Taylor Wood, Post MFA Fellow - Acting and Collaborative Techniques
Taylor Wood - Theatre, Post-MFA Fellowship

School of Performing Arts 
315 Henderson Hall (0141)
195 Alumni Mall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5335 |

Taylor Wood teaches acting and applied collaborative techniques in the School of Performing Arts.

Her primary research focuses on creating theatre that inspires and transforms. She seeks to boost group creativity, promote conflict resolution, and convey an understanding of humanity.

Wood taught acting and devised theatre at the University of Georgia. Her original show Glue premiered at Moonlight Theatre Company in Athens, Georgia. She created work and performed with Playhouse on the Square, Theatre Memphis, and Tennessee Shakespeare Company in Memphis, Tennessee. She most recently worked as a performance coach for business, accounting, and law students at the annual Ole Miss Speaker’s Edge Competition.

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  • Devised and Community-Based Theatre
  • Movement
  • Psycho-Physical Acting
  • Anatomy of the Moving Body
  • Physical Comedy
  • Psychology
  • Listener Training and Nonviolent Communication
  • Embodied Learning
  • Jerzy Grotowski and Sanford Meisner
  • Yoga and Acrobatics
  • MFA in Acting, University of Georgia
  • BFA in Theatre Arts with a Concentration in Acting, University of Mississippi
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Georgia, 2018
  • Ostrander Award, Best Ensemble Acting, Proof, Theatre Memphis, 2014
  • Ostrander Award, Best Dramatic Production, Proof, Theatre Memphis, 2014

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