HOMECOMPANY BIO / PRESSVIDEO CLIPSPHOTOSIN THE NEWSCONTACTLEGACY TEEN DANCE INTENSIVE

PAT TAYLOR
CHOREOGRAPHER

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER

* JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble (1993-Present)  - Los Angeles, CA

* “Se7en Paintings: A Story in Performance” (2012)   - Los Angeles, CA

* “Here & Now: The Legacy of Luther Vandross” (2006-2010) - National Tour

 

PRESENTATION OF WORK & VENUES (Partial List)

* Pasadena City College (2013)  - Pasadena, CA

* Alex Theatre, Celebrate Dance (2013)  - Glendale, CA

* Hollywood Bowl, Playboy Jazz Festival (2013)Hollywood, CA

* Nate Holden PAC, JazzAntiqua’s 20th Anniversary Concert (2013)  - Los Angeles, CA

 

* Ford Amphitheatre, Se7en Paintings (2012)Hollywood, CA

* Dance Mission Theatre (2012) - San Francisco, CA

* Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (2010, 2012) - Los Angeles, CA

* Highways Performance Space (2010, 2012) - Santa Monica, CA

·  Broad Theatre, Synapse Dance Co -Santa Monica College (2010)  - Santa Monica, CA

* Lehman Performing Arts Center – Here & Now (2008)  - New York, NY

* Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts – Here & Now (2008)  - Cerritos, CA

* McCallum Theatre, Dance Under the Stars (2006)  - Palm Desert, CA

* Sun Coast Hotel and Casino – Here & Now (2006)  -  Las Vegas, NV

* Japan America Theatre, Jazz Dance LA (2005-2008) - Los Angeles, CA

* Ford Amphitheatre, Summer Nights at the Ford (1996-99, 2005) - Hollywood, CA

* Alex Theatre, Split In/Out LA, Celebrate Dance (2004-2013)  - Glendale, CA

* Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Holiday Celebration (1998, 2003-09)  - Los Angeles, CA

* Watts Towers Jazz Festival (2001)  - Los Angeles, CA

* Luckman Theatre, Dance Kaleidesope, Jazz Dance LA (1995, 2001)  - Los Angeles, CA

* California African American Museum (1998, 2000)  - Los Angeles, CA

* Bridges Auditorium, Claremont Colleges (1999) - Claremont, CA

* Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Harlem Renaissance (1998) - Los Angeles, CA

* California Plaza / Grand Performances (1998) - Los Angeles, CA

* Jazz Bakery (1995)  - Los Angeles, CA

* Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (1995)  - Hollywood, CA

* Morgan Wixson Theatre (1994)Santa Monica, CA

* Glashuset (1988-91) * Vertigo Dance Company *  -  Stockholm, Sweden

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS (Partial List)

2012          Recipient – Frances E. Williams Artists Grant

2009          Finalist – Leo’s Choreography Competition/Jazz Dance World Congress, Chicago, IL

2006          Finalist – Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival, Palm Desert, CA

2005          Nominee – Lester Horton Dance Award (multiple nominations)

2005          Commendation – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, City of Los Angeles

1999          Recipient – Brody Arts Fund Choreography Fellowship

1997          Commendation – Mayor Richard Riordan, City of Los Angeles

1997          Nominee – Lester Horton Dance Award

1996-2002          Profiled – Los Angeles Times; Dance Spirit, Dance Teacher and Dance Magazines

1993-2010          Grantee – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles Watts Times, Doolittle Foundation,
California Arts Council, Toyota Motor Sales - USA

 

TEACHING

Crossroads School - Dance Department Chair (1993-Present)   - Santa Monica CA

The Dance Collective, Owner/Founder (1993-2005)  - Los Angeles, CA

 

Ballet Akadimien, Dans Akadimien, Dance Factory  - Stockholm, Sweden
Helsingin Tanssiopisto, Kolmas Aalto – Owner/Artistic Director  - Helsinki, Findland
Die Tanz Etage  - Frankfurt, Germany

University of Marburg Marburg, Germany
La Ronda Dance - Sussex, England
Various schools and private studios throughout Europe

(1985-1993)

 

EDUCATION

* Dance Major, University of California (1977-1982)                             Los Angeles, CA

* Merit Scholarship Student, Alvin Ailey Dance Center (1984)            New York, NY