WORLDWIDE LICENSING

LICENSING A WORK

Paul Taylor Licensing, a division of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, licenses Taylor dances to professional dance companies and educational institutions.  All licensing projects are overseen by Michael Trusnovec, Director of Worldwide Licensing, and each licensing project is directed by a professional regisseur selected by the Taylor Foundation.  The Taylor Foundation will provide a comprehensive collection of reconstruction and educational materials that support the rehearsal process.

Professional Licensing

Professional dance companies around the world have licensed the masterworks of Paul Taylor. Recent stagings include American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, San Francisco Ballet & Joffrey Ballet. We can customize projects that meet your company’s needs, and will provide top-level Taylor regisseurs and reconstruction materials that support performances of the highest artistic authenticity.

College and University Licensing

More than 100 colleges and universities have staged Taylor reconstructions, providing students with a deep understanding of Mr. Taylor’s pioneering movement vocabulary by experiencing its expressive power onstage. Student productions can be configured for al levels of dancers, and licensees will receive training in the Taylor Style in support of the performances.

We license a considerable volume of Taylor repertoire to companies and educational institutions around the world. Some of our most requested dances are:
3 Epitaphs (1956)
Airs (1978)
Arden Court (1981)
Aureole (1962)
Black Tuesday (2001)
Brandenburgs (1988)
Cloven Kingdom (1976)
Company B (1991)
Esplanade (1975)
Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rehearsal) (1980)
Mercuric Tidings (1982)
Piazzolla Caldera (1997)
Promethean Fire (2002)
Roses (1985)
Runes (1975)
Speaking in Tongues (1988)
Sunset (1983)
and many more…
For more information on one of these dances, or other dances not listed, please submit a request form so we can help you.

Professional Licensing

College and University Licensing

For any other questions, please contact:
Michael Trusnovec, Director of Worldwide Licensing at mtrusnovec@ptamd.org