A favorite of Boston audiences for decades, the Paul Taylor Dance Company returns as part of the company’s global tour honoring the legacy of Taylor under its new artistic director, Michael Novak. Since assuming the artistic director position, Novak has brought the company to new heights, including an ambitious commissioning project. “Paul Taylor knew what he was doing when he left his modern dance organization in the capable, creative hands of Michael Novak […] He not only cares about modern dance, but he also knows how to keep the memory of Taylor–the strange parts, just as much as the joyful–fully alive,” reports the New York Times.
Dancemaker Paul Taylor became a cultural icon and one of American history’s most celebrated artists, hailed as part of the pantheon that created American modern dance. Boston audiences can expect to enjoy legacy Taylor works alongside newly commissioned works by contemporary choreographers: be there when Paul Taylor Dance Company returns, and celebrate the enduring spirit of this important and vital company.