As we continue preparing for the 2020 MEN IN DANCE FESTIVAL to be held the first two weekends of October we are happy to announce our selection for this year’s Featured Choreographer.
Introducing Micaela Taylor, Cornish College of the Arts alumna and founder of The TL Collective. Exactly one week ago today Micaela was featured as the cover story for Dance Magazine with the headline “Don’t Even Try to Deny the Groovy Appeal of Micaela Taylor”:
“While it is difficult to categorize Taylor’s evolving and funky mix of styles – she once defined it as “contemporary/pop” but no longer finds that apt – it is hard to deny its groovy appeal. Her movement vocabulary feels fresh and alive, full of contrasts and idiosyncrasies. While her professional start was steeped in Ohad Naharin’s Gaga movement, she cites Crystal Pite and Hofesh Shechter as reference points for her intense use of the face as much as the body.”
(Read the full article on DANCE MAGAZINE)
Along with a commissioned work from her we look forward to bringing you yet another diverse mix of local and out-of-town choreographers as we aim to do every Festival. This year we have extended our application process in light of recent events and are accepting applications through May 15. Should you wish to pass our application details on to a choreographer in your life, look no further than the following link:
for More on Our Application Process
We are excited to see what this year’s Festival brings, as we always do! A cheers to looking onward, looking forward, and to the dances that are to come.
Yours in Dance,
The MEN IN DANCE Board of Producers