Paul Taylor Dance Company


—The New York Times


Touring the Country and the World

Latest news
and upcoming events

  • Taylor 2023 Spring Tour: Coming to 14 cities this spring with dances by Paul Taylor, Larry Keigwin, Amy Hall Garner, and two world premieres by Resident Choreographer Lauren Lovette and Omar Román De Jesús. | LEARN MORE
  • The New York Times: Dancing at Paul Taylor, a New Generation Finds Its Footing | READ 
  • The New York Times: ‘Oh, I’ll Show You’: Paul Taylor and Alex Katz’s Long Collaboration | READ 
  • Dance Magazine’s August Cover Story: “Moving Into the Future: A New Era Dawns at Paul Taylor Dance Company” | READ

Discover our Company

Multidisciplinary collaborations.
Passionate expression.
Thrilling athleticism.

“America’s most magnificent dancing machine.”

—San Francisco Examiner

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“Taylor, one of the most astute social observers in any art form, has a knack for taking the dominant dance form of an era and . . . twisting it into a commentary on the people and their lives.”

—The Washington Post

Experiencing Taylor

What makes Taylor dancers special?
How should I watch modern dance?
Is there any reason to see the same dance twice?
Why does modern dance matter?

Let Artistic Director Michael Novak answer your questions to help you enjoy and expand your experience of the Paul Taylor Dance Company.

The Taylor School

A rich and integral component of our Foundation’s mission, the Taylor School provides universal access to the works and style of Paul Taylor through multifaceted training, education, and outreach opportunities. Learn more about the classes, residencies, and programs that reach thousands of students worldwide every year.

We are constantly observing local government and CDC guidelines on COVID-19 recommendations. Visit our POLICIES & FORMS page to see our most up-to-date protocols.

Help fuel our future today!

PHOTO CREDITS (top to bottom | left to right) Header video of Lee Duveneck, Devon Louis, John Harnage, and Maria Ambrose in Larry Keigwin’s Rush Hour; dancers in Promethean Fire, John McCoy; Michael Novak in Central Park, Jordan Matter; dancers backstage before Company B, John Harnage; backstage during a performance of Piazzolla Caldera, John Harnage; Jessica Ferretti and Shawn Lesniak in Roses, Steve Pisano; Christina Lynch Markham in Peter Chu’s A Call for Softer Landings, Jayme Halbritter; Paul Taylor at home, the Taylor Archives; Maria Ambrose and John Harnage in Brandenburgs, Ron Thiele; the Taylor School students with alumnus Manny Sanchez, Francisco Graciano; portrait of dancer backstage of the Koch Theater, Whitney Browne.

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