The Wonderful Julie Taymor!

Curiosity Of Words

I recently had a conversation with a friend about Julie Taymor and how she was the misunderstood artist of the stage and screen. So I feel that getting a chance to talk about her TED speech she did back in 2011 was only the right thing to do.  Julie Taymor not only is a very accomplished stage and screen director but she is also is a creative visionary that turns ideas into magic.

My first Julie Taymor experience was in a theater seeing a national touring cast of The Lion King. I remember being awe struck by the way the animals were presented and how they brought an African safari to a stage in Detroit Michigan. In her speech she talks about how she breaks down her shows into the one image that can sum up the whole story. In The Lion King she talks about that image being…

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