Originally from New York, Taylor is a freelance dancer, choreographer and director. She has trained under the direction of international company artists from NDT, Batsheva, William Forsythe, Deborah Hay, Alonzo King Lines, Crystal Pite’s Kidd Pivot, and The YC. She has performed solo work in NYC and in Europe, as well as with LA based dance company TL Collective.

  

Recent achievements include a multitude of invitations to present work at film festivals, her film “Here & Gone” being chosen for the Berlin Independent Film Festival in 2022, and opening for the Martha Graham season at The Joyce Theatre (NYC) in October of 2021.

 

‘Here & Gone’ has been chosen by Kyle Abraham for 92Y Future Dance Festival 2021, and was featured in APAP 2022. ‘Wet Skin’, her most recent film, is premiering for Create.ART June 2022. Taylor was the Dance Artist in Residence at Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre, Firkin Crane, and Shawbrook in Ireland for 2020. She continues to make video work, research, and perform in NYC and LA.

I started dancing when I was three years old, and pre-professionally from the age of eight. And though I see myself primarily interested in the forms of concert dance, contemporary movement and physical theatre; I have come to see my first medium as the body. And most specifically, the body of a socialized woman. Though dance is traditionally seen as something that happens through and with the body, as if the body being supposedly genderless and in service to artistic expression, my embodied work seeks to profoundly challenge that narrative. It is also the process of the last several years of international travel, performance, study and lived experience. The culmination of what I have learned as an artist— exploring gender violence and sexual trauma, but also no less the erotica of healing and touch, the recovery of feeling freed from memory—is the performance project "Here and Gone" (2020, 2021) and “Wet Skin” (2022).
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