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Paul Taylor Dance Company

October 24 – 26, 2013  ·  Zellerbach Theatre

Extolled as “a marvel” and “the center of American modern dance” (New York Times), the iconic Paul Taylor produces pieces consistently regarded as masterpieces. His prodigious output includes 137 works over the course of six decades, with choreography that runs the gamut—lyrical, dark, ironic, silly, nostalgic and outright funny—but always a journey orchestrated by genius. Featuring four Philadelphia premieres, this engagement includes Fibers (1961) and Profiles (1979), two Taylor classics, as well as Gossamer Gallants (2011), a humorous work based on a company of insects where females rule, and American Dreamer, a brand new work set to the music of Stephen Foster.

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  • Thursday, October 24 @ 7:30 PM
  • Friday, October 25 @ 8 PM
  • Saturday, October 26 @ 2 PM
  • Saturday, October 26 @ 8 PM


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October 25
Stay after the performance for a talk back with the company.

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This performance is part of the Dance Celebration Series, presented by Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Paul Taylor Dance Company