Taylor Blackman (he/him) is a Brooklyn based multi-hyphenate. As an actor, Taylor recently finished the First National Tour of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical . He has also performed with Roundabout Theatre Company, The Movement Theatre Company, The Public Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and New York Stage & Film. Taylor can also be seen on Comedy Central’s “Alternatino” and on CBS’ “FBI”. As a playwright, he is currently under commission with Ensemble Studio Theatre & Roberta P Sloan to create a new scientific play. He has also held residency with Hi-ARTS Harlem to develop new works, as well creatively produced readings and workshops of his own work. Taylor recently served as the movement director for a recent production of Sweet Chariot that premiered at The Public Theatre’s Under The Radar Festival. He holds a professorship with the New School in the Theatre Department. Taylor is currently working on a new play titled Hero, created by Shariffa Ali and Vuyo Sotashe.