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Taylor Quintero

Taylor Quintero is a professional choreographer, dancer and instructor. Originally from Denton, TX she trained at Denton Ballet Academy under the direction of Hugh Nini for many years.  At the age of 14, she recieved the opportunity to spend a summer in the south of France training with former etoile of the Paris Opera Ballet Danielle Villers.  

     Taylor then went on to study at the University of North Texas under Arlene Sugano for 2 years before transferring to Southern Methodist University and receiving her BFA in Dance Performance.  While living in Dallas she performed with Festival Ballet of North Texas and Contemporary Ballet Dallas.

      In the summer of 2010 Taylor moved to the city of Chicago and danced 2 seasons under Chicago Dance Crash.  This company expanded her knowledge and physicality in the worlds of acrobatics, athleticism, and risk taking movement.  While dancing under Crash Taylor had the opportunity of working with many artists including Paul Christiano, Nick Pupillo, Jon Lehrer, and Stephanie Martinez.

     Most recently, Taylor danced three seasons with Aerial Dance Chicago. It was here that Taylor discovered her love for movement air bound. While dancing with ADC Taylor had numerous opportunities of performing with Redmoon Theater in various productions and locations around Chicago. In the summer of 2015 Taylor had her first professional company choreography premiere, “Touch-Grab-Hold.” The Chicago Tribune reviewed her work with having: “inventive floor choreography, like a quirky cascade of twisting hands and flipped forearms, with great stage presence and a powerful sense of connection.”