Taylor Gordon has danced with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet at Lincoln Center, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, National Tour of Angelina Ballerina, The Musical, Exit 12 Dance Company, Jeremy McQueen/Jacob's Pillow, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, Ballet for Young Audiences, Albano Ballet, New American Youth Ballet, Untitled|Collective, Push Factor Dance Company, DTW's Studio Series/Oren Barnoy, Felice Lesser Dance Theater, Trainor Dance, and in numerous concert & promotional performances around NYC. She trained at Boston Ballet, The Rock School of Pennsylvania Ballet, and Ballet Academy East NYC (performing as a student with each respective major company), with summers at ABT, Miami City Ballet, and Complexions. She is an AGMA & AGVA member.
Taylor is also a freelance writer and received a BA in Communication Arts and Masters Degree in Publishing by age 20. She has written for Dance Teacher, Pointe, Dancer Magazine, movmnt, M Life Magazine, Quick & Simple, ExploreDance.com, and has interned at publications including The New Yorker. She has taught Dance History for The School for Young Performers and Ballet 4 Adults Certification.
An American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor certified in Pilates and the former New York City Ballet Workout, Taylor teaches regularly at Pilates on Fifth, Crunch, Synergy Fitness, United Nations Ballet Club, Third Street Music School Settlement, and privately. She works as Assistant Director of the semiannual Performing in NY Showcases at The Ailey Citigroup Theater.
"On that big stage Ms. Gordon does indeed seem the star..." -New York Times
Freelance Dancer, Writer, Teacher in NYC
Current/Upcoming Projects 2014
**Angelina Ballerina, The Musical Off-Broadway**
Through April 27, 2014 at Vital Theater, 2162 Broadway
Ballet for Young Audiences "Snow White" May 2014
Cirque Le Masque Tour to Canada May 2014
Felice Lesser Dance Theater April 2014
Angelina Ballerina National Tour
Jeremy McQueen / Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out Festival
Metropolitan Opera / ABT's Romeo & Juliet Super
Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2012
Metropolitan Opera Ballet / Manon on PBS (view at 30:00 here)
"Gordon is a pirouetting blaze of energy, accomplishment and aspiration." -Huffington Post
Audio/Slideshow here. "Week in Culture" photo here.
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Photos by Brian Mengini