Paul Taylor Dance Company


—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

  • Announcing our 2021 Fall Benefit Experience. Learn more here
  • Alumna Carolyn Adams named Director of Education
  • In-person Taylor classes are in session
  • The Paul Taylor Dance Company leads off the inaugural City Center Dance Festival. Read more
  • In-person Community Days are back. Sign up for our newsletter to stay informed about all upcoming events

Our Company returns to the stage

“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
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 Madelyn Ho, Christina Lynch Markham, and Heather McGinley in Esplanade, the Taylor Archives; 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; Jeff Smith and Jamie Rae Walker in Private Domain, Paul B. Goode; Sean Mahoney and Christina Lynch Markham in Concertiana, Paul B. Goode; Paul Taylor at home, the Taylor Archives; dancers in Cloven Kingdom, Paul B. Goode; the Taylor School students with alumnus Manny Sanchez, Francisco Graciano; portrait of dancer backstage of the Koch Theater, Whitney Browne.

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