A principal dancer with New York City Ballet, Taylor Stanley pursues new movement frontiers alongside special guest artists with Kyle Abraham as the Creative Producer, Stanley performs two works developed in two 2021 Pillow Labs: a Pillow-commissioned work by postmodern choreographer Jodi Melnick and a solo by Shamel Pitts. They also perform an adaptation of Andrea Miller’s sky to hold, and Talley Beatty’s renowned Mourner’s Bench, previously danced at the Pillow by Beatty himself.
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An Evening of Taylor Stanley
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Learn more about Talley Beatty, the choreographer of Mourner’s Bench, in this essay from Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive.
INSIDE THE PILLOW LAB WITH TAYLOR STANLEY
Get an inside look at Taylor Stanley’s process with choreographer Jodi Melnick during their Pillow Lab residency with this installment of our Inside the Pillow Lab film series.
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