Abigail Taylor-Sansom is a New York City actor and playwright, originally from Knoxville, Tennessee. She holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a high school diploma from the School of Drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Her acting credits include Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, national tour, regional/stock, commercial and film work. Some of her favorite roles include: Mina in DRACULA (Cohoes Music Hall, NY), child-killer Susan Smith in ROCK-A MY SOUL... (Theatre at St. Clement's, NYC), Yitzhak in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Company Carolina, NC), Mr. Peepers in A (TOOTH) FAIRY TALE (SoHo Playhouse), the title role in THE BULLY (Bleecker Street Theatre, NYC), Mary Magdalene in NO GREATER LOVE (Proyecto Desarollo Humano, TX), Ellie May Chipley in SHOW BOAT (Heights Performing Arts, NYC), Marie in WOYZECK (Company Carolina, NC), and Cathleen in LONG DAY's JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (TheatreVision, NYC).
As a writer, her plays have been presented in both New York and regional theatres, including: The Georgetown Theatre Company (DC), Flush Ink (ON, Canada), Planet Connections (NYC), Altruistic Theater Company (NYC), Onstage Atlanta (GA), The PlayGround Theatre (FL), The Players Guild of Leonia (NJ), Manhattan Repertory Theatre (NYC), and City Theatre of Independence (MO). Her play FINE ART is published by Heuer Publishing.
In addition to performing and writing, Abigail leads a voice and speech warm-up class at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and teaches Pilates to private clients. She resides in Midtown Manhattan with her husband, Rockford Sansom.