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Paul Taylor Dance Company

Two Different Programs of Classic Paul Taylor Dance!

Thursday, June 27 | 8:00pm (program A-all ADF premieres)
Friday June 28 | 8:00pm (program B)
Saturday, June 29 | 7:00pm (program A-all ADF premieres)
Children's Matinee | Saturday, June 29 | 1:00pm

The Paul Taylor Dance Company, established in 1954, is one of the world's most highly respected and sought-after ensembles. Dancemaker Paul Taylor first presented his choreography with five other dancers in Manhattan on May 30, 1954. That modest performance marked the beginning of 60 years of unrivaled creativity, and in the decades that followed, Mr. Taylor became a cultural icon and one of history's most celebrated artists, hailed as part of the pantheon that created American modern dance. The Paul Taylor Dance Company first appeared at ADF in 1961, and the 2019 season is the 50th appearance of the company on the ADF stage. This season, in honor of Paul Taylor's vast canon of artistic masterpieces, ADF will present two different programs of classic works, Program A (all ADF premieres): "Aureole," "Scudorama," and "Promethean Fire" and Program B: "Airs," "Dust," and "Company B."

A photo exhibit of Paul Taylor will hang in the lobby of Reynolds Industries Theater June 13-July 20.