Taymor received two Tony Awards for her direction and costume design for The Lion King. Other credits include Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass, The Green Bird, and the films "Titus," "Frida" and "Across the Universe."
"The Tempest" is now playing in New York and Los Angeles and opens nationwide Dec. 17. Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark is currently in previews at the Foxwoods Theatre. To see what Taymor has to say about her work, look below: