Taibi Magar is an Egyptian-American 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.
In New York Taibi has directed and developed work for Ars Nova (Underground Railroad Game, NYT Critics Pick, TONY Critics Pick), The Foundry, 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.
Regionally, she has directed and developed work at The Alley Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, Trinity Repertory Company, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare & Company and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
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.