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Book Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor can be hired for various educational and activist works, from large venue talks, to seminars, to intimate group workshops. Taylor is a renowned public speaker and has given talks to students and industry professionals for TEDx Asbury Park, Signature Theatre, McCarter Theatre, SMU, Long Wharf Theatre, the International Screenwriter's Association, Dallas Theatre, Career Girls, and many more.

If you want to hire Taylor for a workshop, please contact Taylor's team and someone will get back to you within twenty-four hours.



Andrew Mellon Writer in Residence Repertory Theatre

of St. Louis

Distinguished Artistic Associate, The Goodman Theatre,

Chicago, IL

Playwright in Residence, Signature Theatre, New York, NY

Writer in Residence, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta


Oscar Micheaux Award from the Chicago Film Critics Association - 2013

The Chicagoan of the Year from Chicago Magazine - 2012

The Best New American Play Award from the Edgerton Foundation - 2010

Artist in Residence Award at Northwestern

University - 2009

Best Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (for The Unit) from the Image Awards (NAACP) - 2008

Outstanding Director for Crowns, winner of the Helen

Hays award - 2004

Outstanding Alumni Award, Southern Methodist

University - 2001

The Peabody Award for Strange Justice (Anita Hill) - 2000

The Gracie Award for Strange Justice (Anita Hill) - 2000

The 2000 American Theatre Critics / The Steinberg New Play Award for Oo-Bla Dee - 2000

NCAAP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for  “I’ll Fly Away” - 1995

Jefferson Award for The Ties that Bind: Watermelon Rinds & Inside the Belly of The Beast

Nominated for an Emmy Award for lead role in  “I’ll Fly Away” - 1993

Golden Globe Award for Best Leading Dramatic Actress “I’ll Fly Away”  - 1993

Dramalogue Award, Ariel in The Tempest, La Jolla Playhouse


Society of Directors and Choreographers
Actors Equity Association

Screen Actors Guild
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

Service to the Field

TACA Board

Chicago International Film Festival Black Perspective Board

SMU Arts Board
League of Chicago Theatres Board Member TCG Board Member, GA

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