Paul Taylor Dance Company

“ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING, INNOVATIVE, AND DELIGHTFUL DANCE COMPANIES IN THE ENTIRE WORLD.”

—The New York Times

Discover our Company

Multidisciplinary collaborations.
Passionate expression.
Thrilling athleticism.

“America’s most magnificent dancing machine.”

—San Francisco Examiner

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Latest news
and upcoming events

  • Read Dance Magazine’s August Cover Story: “Moving Into the Future: A New Era Dawns at Paul Taylor Dance Company”
  • On August 3 at Noon EDT, take class virtually along with the Taylor School’s New York City Summer Intensive students in a hybrid master class, presented in partnership with Dance Magazine! Learn more here. 
  • Lauren Lovette named the first Resident Choreographer for the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Learn more about Lauren here.
  • Amy Hall Garner & Omar Román de Jesús named the 2022-2023 Taylor Company Commissions Choreographers.


Touring the Country and the World

“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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