Paul Taylor Dance Company

Presented by San Francisco Performances   |  

February 19–23, 2020

Creating 147 original works over the course of his career, Paul Taylor is remembered for dances that capture life’s joys and tackle some of society’s most complex issues. The San Francisco Chronicle lauds, “The American spirit soars whenever Taylor’s dancers dance.” The Company’s two different programs include Taylor’s final work, Concertiana, and signature dances that defined his artistry—and dance in America.

Program A
Company B, Concertiana (West Coast premiere), Esplanade
Weds, Feb 19 & Sat, Feb 22 | 7:30pm
Sun, Feb 23 | 2:00pm

Program B
Polaris, Last Look, Piazzolla Caldera
Thu, Feb 20 & Fri, Feb 21 | 7:30pm

Family Matinee
Sat, Feb 22 | 2:00pm
This hour long event includes excerpts of the performance and provides an opportunity to learn more about the work directly from the artists.

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About San Francisco Performances

Since 1979, San Francisco Performances has been a pioneer in the Bay Area by introducing hundreds of classical music, jazz and contemporary dance artists to Bay Area audiences. With a strong curatorial voice and adventurous programming, San Francisco Performances presents the world’s finest in music and dance, connecting audiences with artists in intimate settings.

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Photos: Paul B. Goode