To delight their audiences and challenge their dancers, professional companies around the world have licensed the masterworks of Paul Taylor. The singularity of Mr. Taylor’s work lies in how it grows and lives on in the performances of exceptional professional dancers and companies. Our esteemed team of stagers, designers, and production managers guide the setting of each dance. Recent and active licenses of Mr. Taylor’s dances include American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, San Francisco Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Ballett am Rhein, Vienna State Ballet, and Queensland Ballet.
More than 100 colleges and universities have staged productions of Paul Taylor’s dances, challenging the students and young artists to meet the technical facility and artistic maturity required by the works. The selection of dances appropriate to the institution and its student body is carefully negotiated, as is pairing with one of our stagers/educators. Universities and conservatories that have licensed full works of Mr. Taylor have produced many of today’s professional dancers, artistic directors, and arts managers who carry the dances they performed into their visions of dance for today. These storied centers of learning include The Juilliard School, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, The Ailey School, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Butler University, New Zealand School of Dance, and London Contemporary Dance School.