Paul Taylor Dance Company Tickets
Someone said that the spirit of America soars whenever the Paul Taylor’s dancers perform which you will find to be very true if you see them dance live. The Paul Taylor Dance Company is one of the most exquisite ensembles in the world that reflects the indigenous art of modern dance. Last year the company celebrated its 50th anniversary which was marked by a 50 state tour. To continue to garner international acclaim, the upcoming tour will be bringing the talented and famous dance performers to your city. With its distinguished and long history, Paul Taylor Dance Company has always surprised people with their entertaining performances. By buying the Paul Taylor Dance Company tickets you can also watch some of the celebrated dancers of the company live on stage.
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- Paul Taylor Dance Company, The Vets tickets for 02/03 08:00 PM at The Vets, Providence, RI
- Fri Feb 03 2017
- Paul Taylor Dance Company, David H. Koch Theater tickets for 03/08 07:00 PM at David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY
- Wed Mar 08 2017
- Paul Taylor Dance Company, David H. Koch Theater tickets for 03/09 06:30 PM at David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY
- Thu Mar 09 2017
- Paul Taylor Dance Company, David H. Koch Theater tickets for 03/10 08:00 PM at David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY
- Fri Mar 10 2017
- Paul Taylor Dance Company, David H. Koch Theater tickets for 03/11 02:00 PM at David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY
- Sat Mar 11 2017
- Paul Taylor Dance Company, David H. Koch Theater tickets for 03/11 08:00 PM at David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY
- Sat Mar 11 2017
- Paul Taylor Dance Company, Van Duzer Theatre tickets for 04/23 08:00 PM at Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata, CA
- Sun Apr 23 2017
Paul Taylor Dance Company, formed in 1954 by Paul Taylor, the famous choreographer of 20th century, is a contemporary dance company. It is one of the oldest touring companies of the modern American dance which has performed in more than 500 different cities of 62 countries. Half of each performance season is however spent in touring different cities of America. The famous dancers and choreographers that have emerged from the Paul Taylor Dance Company include names of Twyla Tharp, Laura Dean, Amy Marshall, David Parsons, Dan Wagoner, Christopher Gillis, Elizabeth Keen, Senta Driver and Lila York. What had then started with just five other dancers and Paul himself now consists of more than 150 talented and experienced dancers. The company since its inception has been performing and amazing its audiences with its exceptional dance performances which are a true reflection of modern dance art.
In 1963, the company was joined by Twyla Tharp who left it just after two years when he formed a dance company of her own. Christopher Gillis, who joined in 1976, remained with the company till his death in 1993. Bettie de Jong who joined Paul in 1962 remained with him for almost 35 years as the Rehearsal Director. She was the most notable presence on the stage and was also the Paul’s favorite dancing partner. She left the company in 1985 upon successfully finishing her active dancing career. Today, the company is under the supervision of Paul who is the last living member of the second generation of the America’s modern dance art. With the relevance, vibrancy and power of his creations, Paul, even at this age when the best work most of the artists is behind them, continues to win the hearts.
Paul Taylor Dance Company has appeared nine times on PBS who referred it as the American’s premier troupes. Paul, the living legend and the name behind the success and brilliancy of the company, is one of the greatest choreographers in the world. Born in Wilkinsburg in 1930, Paul’s childhood wasn’t a very happy one as he had to suffer loneliness and separation from the parents very often. On the basis of swimming and painting, he got a chance to attend the Syracuse University on scholarship. However, upon discovering the dance, Paul decided to take up the dance classes and soon got transferred to the Juilliard School. He won the scholarship for the American Dance Festival in 1952 where his talent was noticed by Martha Graham who invited him to join his dance company. Paul has also danced for some great choreographers including George Balanchine and Merce Cunningham. It was in 1954 that he first assembled a small company, the Paul Taylor Dance Company of today, of dancer and began his career as a choreographer.
Paul Taylor Dance Company, with its 58 year old history is no doubt America’s most popular dance company that performs its show in various cities every season. Today, the Paul Taylor Dance Company is an ensemble of about 150 brilliant and fearless dancers who never fails to give a dazzling dance performance. So, grab the Paul Taylor Dance Company tickets without wasting the other moment to experience a great entertaining dance show which happens to be one of the best dance shows in the world.