With the founding of Trilogy Cultural Arts Centre, Damon and Bridget Taylor are known for their investment in 1000’s of artists and families lives in the Greater Kansas City Area. Trilogy Cultural Arts Centre provides opportunity for training and performance for artists ages 3 through adult in theater, dance, music and art. Since 1999, Damon Taylor and his wife, Bridget Taylor, have founded three major theater schools and directed and produced many musical theater shows, including Annie, Wizard of Oz, The Lion the Witch and The Wardrobe, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical the Musical, The King and I, Fiddler on the Roof, Cinderella, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Oliver!, Cinderella, Charlotte’s Web and more. The students under Trilogy’s direction have achieved many theatrical, radio, and television successes, in addition to receiving opportunities in voice over and commercial work.
Bridget Taylor attended Northern Illinois University where she received her Business and Arts degree. She is the Executive Artistic Director of Trilogy and has developed and written curriculum for dance, voice, acting, visual art, theater, and arts leadership. Bridget has also produced and directed original musicals, including When the Last Leaf Falls, Clue the Murder Mystery Musical, and Rhythm City. Bridget is passionate about training children and families in the arts and promoting positive leadership to benefit our community.
Damon Taylor, a graduate of The American Academy of Art in Chicago, is the Executive Creative Director of Trilogy. Damon is also an internationally published author and illustrator of over twenty Christian children’s books. His thirty-year career in the arts also includes graphic design, advertising, and marketing. Clients include Golden Books, Children’s Television Workshop, VTech, Tiger Electronics, Enesco, Rigby Publishing, The Church of the Resurrection, Nazarene Publishing House, Penton Press, Raventree Press, and Kregel Publishing. Damon has used his expertise to provide excellent promotional materials, set design, and visual arts training for Trilogy. He produced a musical from one of his children’s books, Pudge At a Prophet, that was performed the spring of 2013. Most recently, Damon has adapted Caleb Crosses the Country into a Reader’s Theater presentation.
The Taylors live in Olathe and have two talented children, Cole, 26 and Shelby, 24. Both Cole and Shelby have been teachers, directors, and actors with Trilogy. Cole’s training includes The University of Hawaii for his certification in film/stage stunts and combat. He is currently residing in Los Angeles to pursue his acting and stunts career. Shelby’s training includes The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London and Oklahoma City University. They have also performed locally at Trilogy, Theater in The Park, The Jewish Community Center, JCCC and OCU.