Gender
Female
Born
Dec 15, 1952
Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Director Designer Writer Dramaturg Lyricist Composer
Relations
Partner of
Elliot Goldenthal (1982 - present)
  • CREDITS
    M. Butterfly (Oct 26, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Dramaturg: Julie Taymor
    PlayDramaRevival
    Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (Jun 14, 2011 - Jan 04, 2014)
    • Original Direction by Julie Taymor
    • Book by Julie Taymor
    • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    MusicalSpectacleOriginal
    The Green Bird (Apr 18, 2000 - Jun 04, 2000)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
    • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    PlayFantasyPlay with musicPuppetsOriginal
    The Lion King (Nov 13, 1997 - Present)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
    • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
    • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
    • Additional music by Julie Taymor
    MusicalPuppets SpectacleOriginal
    Juan Darien (Nov 24, 1996 - Jan 05, 1997)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Scenic Design by Julie Taymor
    • Book by Julie Taymor
    • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
    • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
    • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    MusicalPuppetsOriginal
    The Lion King - Rafiki (Oct 26, 2017 - Present)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
    • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
    • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
    • Additional music by Julie Taymor
    MusicalOriginal
    The Lion King - Cheetah (Apr 23, 2003 - Mar 02, 2008)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
    • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
    • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
    • Additional music by Julie Taymor
    MusicalOriginal
    The Lion King - Gazelle (Apr 17, 2002 - Jul 23, 2017)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
    • Co - Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
    • Co - Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
    MusicalOriginal
    The Lion King - Los Angeles (Sep 29, 2000 - Jan 12, 2003)
    • Directed by Julie Taymor
    • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
    • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
    • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
    • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
    • Additional music by Julie Taymor
    MusicalSit-DownOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Costume Design

    1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
    Costume Design by Julie Taymor

    Best Direction of a Musical

    1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
    Directed by Julie Taymor
     

    Best Original Musical Score

    1998 | Nominee  | The Lion King
    Additional music by Julie Taymor
    Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
     

    Best Direction of a Musical

    1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
    Directed by Julie Taymor
     

    Best Scenic Design

    1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
    Scenic Design by Julie Taymor

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    2014 | Nominee
    Julie Taymor (for "A Midsummer Night's Dream")

    Outstanding Costume Design

    1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
    Costume Design by Julie Taymor

    Outstanding Direction of a Musical

    1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
    Directed by Julie Taymor

    Outstanding Puppet Design

    1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
    Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
     

    Outstanding Costume Design

    1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
    Costume Design by Julie Taymor
     

    Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

    1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
    Scenic Design by Julie Taymor
     

    Outstanding Costume Design

    1996 | Nominee
    Julie Taymor (for "The Green Bird")
     

    Outstanding Set Design for a Play

    1996 | Nominee
    Julie Taymor (for "The Green Bird")

    Theater Hall of Fame

    Inductee

    2015 | Recipient
    Julie Taymor
M. Butterfly (Oct 26, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Dramaturg: Julie Taymor
PlayDramaRevival
Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (Jun 14, 2011 - Jan 04, 2014)
  • Original Direction by Julie Taymor
  • Book by Julie Taymor
  • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
MusicalSpectacleOriginal
The Green Bird (Apr 18, 2000 - Jun 04, 2000)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
  • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
PlayFantasyPlay with musicPuppetsOriginal
The Lion King (Nov 13, 1997 - Present)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
  • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
  • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
  • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
  • Additional music by Julie Taymor
MusicalPuppets SpectacleOriginal
Juan Darien (Nov 24, 1996 - Jan 05, 1997)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Scenic Design by Julie Taymor
  • Book by Julie Taymor
  • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
  • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
  • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
MusicalPuppetsOriginal
The Lion King - Rafiki (Oct 26, 2017 - Present)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
  • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
  • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
  • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
  • Additional music by Julie Taymor
MusicalOriginal
The Lion King - Cheetah (Apr 23, 2003 - Mar 02, 2008)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
  • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
  • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
  • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
  • Additional music by Julie Taymor
MusicalOriginal
The Lion King - Gazelle (Apr 17, 2002 - Jul 23, 2017)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
  • Co - Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
  • Co - Mask Design by Julie Taymor
  • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
MusicalOriginal
The Lion King - Los Angeles (Sep 29, 2000 - Jan 12, 2003)
  • Directed by Julie Taymor
  • Costume Design by Julie Taymor
  • Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
  • Mask Design by Julie Taymor
  • Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
  • Additional music by Julie Taymor
MusicalSit-DownOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Costume Design

1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
Costume Design by Julie Taymor

Best Direction of a Musical

1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
Directed by Julie Taymor
 

Best Original Musical Score

1998 | Nominee  | The Lion King
Additional music by Julie Taymor
Additional lyrics by Julie Taymor
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
Directed by Julie Taymor
 

Best Scenic Design

1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
Scenic Design by Julie Taymor

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2014 | Nominee
Julie Taymor (for "A Midsummer Night's Dream")

Outstanding Costume Design

1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
Costume Design by Julie Taymor

Outstanding Direction of a Musical

1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
Directed by Julie Taymor

Outstanding Puppet Design

1998 | Winner  | The Lion King
Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
Costume Design by Julie Taymor
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

1997 | Nominee  | Juan Darien
Scenic Design by Julie Taymor
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1996 | Nominee
Julie Taymor (for "The Green Bird")
 

Outstanding Set Design for a Play

1996 | Nominee
Julie Taymor (for "The Green Bird")

Theater Hall of Fame

Inductee

2015 | Recipient
Julie Taymor

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