In-school & after-School programs:
Analogue and digital: poetry | performance | storytelling
Buffalo and Erie county - Young Audiences | www.YAWNY.org | 716-881-0917
Elsewhere: AnnetteDanielsTaylor (at) gmail (dot) com
Reading, screenings, queries:
AnnetteDanielsTaylor (at) gmail (dot) com
All Coast Talent, info (at) allcoasttallent (dot) com; 716-836-4339
On this page you will find information about me.
At the very bottom are links to media written about me by others. I also included three, yes THREE, bios of varying lengths (long, short, shorter)
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Annette Daniels Taylor is the author of the poetry chapbooks, Street Pharmacist and other poetic tales, and Hush now poems to read aloud. An Arthur Schomburg Fellow with the Department of Media Study, SUNY University at Buffalo; and a 2016 Pink Door Poetry Fellow; Annette won the 2008 Artie Award for Outstanding New Play for, A Little Bit of Paradise; the 2008 Mom's Who Rock award for poetry by the Motherhood Foundation; nominated for Best Actress Artie Award in 2009, for her role as Mama Nadi in Lynn Nottage's Ruined; and the Sista's award in 2016 for community activism.
Annette had what many would consider a dream job, wardrobe supervisor for HBO's Def Comedy Jam, while simultaneously styling, shopping, and designing for artists like Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, Queen Latifah, Lenny Kravitz, Shabba Ranks, Fab-Five-Freddy, RZA, Russell Simmons, and the Conan O'Brien Show.
Annette's current art practice combines poetry, performance, sound, and video exploring language, history, and identity. She creates emotional narrative docu-film poems and sound installations.
As a teaching artist Annette enjoys sharing work!
Annette Daniels Taylor is the author of the poetry chapbooks, Street Pharmacist and other poetic tales, and Hush now poems to read aloud. An award winning playwright, poet, and community artist; a artist storyteller interested in the poetics of American public history. Annette's practice includes performance, poetry, video, sound, and vocals. An Arthur A. Schomburg fellow with the Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo, SUNY; a Pink Door Poetry fellow; and lead teaching artist with Young Audiences, Underground Railroad Residency of Western New York program. A native of Staten Island, New York with family roots in North and South Carolina, Annette takes several creative roles stage, screen & voice actor; theater & film director; costume & fashion designer; playwright; poet; recording, visual, and teaching artist! Annette Daniels Taylor's storytelling practice brings audiences to forgotten histories awaking minds.
Annette Daniels Taylor is the author of two poetry chapbooks, Street Pharmacist, and Hush now poems to read aloud. An award winning playwright, poet and community artist Her practice includes public history, performance, poetry, video, sound, and vocals. Annette is an Arthur A. Schomburg MFA fellow with the Department of Media Study, SUNY University at Buffalo and a Pink Door Poetry alum.
Media: click links to read more
Getting to know poet Annette Daniels Taylor, by Ben Siegel, http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/07/qa-getting-to-know-poet-annette-daniels-taylor/
Rochester-area poet brigs words to life, by Christine Green, www.democratandchronicle.com/story/lifestyle/2017/02/24/rochester-poet-annette-daniels-taylor/98314336/
Poet to lead workshops in Albion, The Daily News Online,by Matt Krueger, www.thedailynewsonline.com/bdn05/poet-to-lead-workshops-in-batavia-albion-20170208
GO ART! holds opening receptions for three new exhibit Thursday,by Matt Krueger, www.thedailynewsonline.com/bdn05/go-art-holding-opening-reception-for-three-new-exhibits-thursday-20170202
Annette Daniels Taylor Erasure Poems and Wheat Pasting Poetry to Public School Walls,by Shayna Israel http://www.pluralitypress.com/editors-note/annette-daniels-taylors-erasure-poems-wheat-pasting-poetry-to-public-school-walls
Theatre Review: ‘Doubt: A Parable’ at Buffalo Laboratory Theatre , by Dianne Gebauer, nytheatreguide.com/2015/09/theatre-review-doubt-a-parable-at-buffalo-laboratory-theatre/
Fallen Angels at The Irish Classical, by Anthony Chase, artvoice.com/issues/v13n25/theaterweek.html
Toys Borrowers if a clever mix and fun and fright, by Ted Hadley, buffalonews.com/2013/03/19/toys-borrowers-is-clever-mix-of-fun-and-fright/
Onstage: Keeping theater alive How WNY is educating a new generation of audiences, by Donna Hoke, www.buffalospree.com/Buffalo-Spree/April-2013/Keeping-theater-alive/
Review of Best Christmas Pageant Ever, by Helena Robin, rochester.kidsoutandabout.com/content/review-best-christmas-pageant-ever-theatre-youth
Ujima's Latest, Ruined,by Anthony Chase, http://artvoice.com/issues/v9n38/theaterweek/ujimas_latest.html
Tell Me A Little Q & A, Buffalo News, by Jana Eiesenberg, buffalonews.com/2007/05/11/tell-me-a-little-qa-28/
Mayor Brown Proclaims Mamapalooza Day for Buffalo, www.ci.buffalo.ny.us/Mayor/Home/Leadership/PublicRelations/Archive_Press_Releases/2006_Archives/May_2006/MAYORBROWNPROCLAIMSMAMAPALOOZADAYFORBUFFALO_
Mamapalooza, Artvoice, artvoice.com/issues/v7n19/syt/mamapalooza.html
Celebrating Women in Buffalo, by Eileen Bukley, news.wbfo.org/post/celebrating-women-buffalo
Mamapalooza - Mothers Who Rock, Gabrielle Bouliane, www.buffalorising.com/2007/05/mamapalooza-mothers-who-rock/
Mamapalooza Rocks Buffalo, www.buffalorising.com/2006/04/mamapalooza-rocks-buffalo/
Stage Write, Local workshop brings playwrights together, by Donna Hoke, www.buffalospree.com/buffalospreemagazine/archives/2010_09/0910stagewrite.html
On Macbeth, Gender, and Glamazons, by Neil Garvey, www.buffalorising.com/2010/07/on-macbeth-gender-and-glamazons/
New Play workshop staged reading, by Gabrielle Bouliane, www.buffalorising.com/2007/03/new-play-workshop-staged-reading/
2005 last Gusto and 2006 first,www.buffalorising.com/2005/12/2005s-last-gusto-and-2006s-first/
Spoken Arts: Writer and Actress Annette Daniels Taylor, by Mary Von Vorst, news.wbfo.org/post/spoken-arts-writer-and-actress-annette-daniels-taylor