Hancher to present Paul Taylor Dance Company

Led by arguably the most prolific living choreographer, the Paul Taylor Dance Company will return to Iowa City at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, for an evening of mixed repertoire. The performance will take place in the West High School Auditorium.

Tickets are $40-45 (college students, $10-40.50; youth, $20-22.50) and are available from the Hancher Box Office, 319-335-1160 or 800-426-2437, www.hancher.uiowa.edu. Any remaining tickets will be available for sale one hour before show time at the West High School Auditorium.

After graduating from Juilliard, Taylor began his performance career with the Martha Graham Dance Company. He started his own troupe in 1954 and ushered in a new era of groundbreaking choreography, musical choices, and artistic collaborations. Now 81 years old, Taylor has been creating work encompassing a wide range of topics and movement styles for the past 55 years. He has been awarded nearly every honor known to the artistic world, including an Emmy for his work, Speaking in Tongues, in 1992, and the National Medal of the Arts in 1993.

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