Taibi Magar is an Obie-winning director based in New York, and a graduate of the Brown/Trinity MFA program. She is committed to both classics and new work that wrestle with complicated humanistic and political questions evoked by potent characters and poetic language.
New York: Is God Is (Soho Rep, NYT Critics Pick, 2018 Obie Award), Underground Railroad Game (Ars Nova, NYT Critics Pick, NYT Best of 2016), Master (The Foundry, NYT Critics Pick, NYT Best of 2017)
Taibi has also developed work with New York Theatre Workshop, TFANA, and the Women’s Project Theatre. She is the recipient of a Stephen Sondheim Fellowship, an Oregon Shakespeare Festival Fellowship, a Public Theater Shakespeare Fellowship, the TFANA Actors and Director Project Fellowship and is an alumni of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab.
Regional: A.R.T., Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Alley Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, Trinity Repertory Company, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare & Company and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
International: Hamburg Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Soho Theatre (London).
She is a former teaching fellow for Brown University and is adjunct faculty at University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Taibi has directed for many academic institutions, including The Juilliard School, Fordham University, Brown University and New York University.
Taibi is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers union and is represented by Ross Weiner at ICM Partners.