About the author
Paul Taylor is one of the foremost American choreographers of our time. He began his career in the 1950s as a dancer and choreographer, retiring from performing in 1974. Known for his edginess and willingness to address the most sensitive of subjects, his dances often deal with man’s place within nature, love and sexuality, life and death, and iconic moments of American history. Taylor has received a plethora of awards, including an Emmy in 1992 and the National Medal of Arts in 1993. See also the Paul Taylor Dance Company website: www.ptdc.org.