Jean E. Taylor
Teaching Artist / Performer
Jean is a teaching artist for Lincoln Center Education, working extensively in their local programs and international consultancies. Jean teaches Theatrical Clown and Aesthetic Inquiry for The New School for Drama’s BFA and MFA programs and recently taught Clown for the World Economic Forum’s Global Leadership program at Columbia University. She represented LCE at the International Teaching Artist Conferences in Oslo, Norway in 2012 and Brisbane, Australia in 2014.
As a performer, Jean and director Eric Nightengale are preparing a trilogy of their devised work, True Hazards of Childhood, Pants and Skirts, and Elsinore or Bust for a month of performances at The Barrow Group in January 2016.
Her approach to theatrical clown has been published in Movement for Actors, Allworth Press. She is a member of The Teaching Artist Journal’s editorial board and a board member for The Maxine Greene Institute for Aesthetic Education and Social Imagination.