Paul Taylor was born in 1930 collaborated with Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham and George Balanchine; in 1954 he created his first choreography. In 1955 he founded his own company: the Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC). In his more than 147 works, Paul Taylor explored a wide range of topics, which focus on questions of humanity between life and death, nature and civilization and love and sexuality.PTDC was led by Paul Taylor until his death at 88 in August 2018, after which dancer Micahel Novak became Artistic Director.
Michael Novak will prepare PTDC for the future. The 2019 Season marks PTDC's 65th Anniversary.