The TL Collective
The TL Collective was founded by Micaela Taylor in 2016, ignited by her passion to create engaging, diverse, work. After a successful launch in LA of premiered work- Molecular Fuel, Taylor continued to create new works that were performed throughout intimate spaces in LA. PopMadness (2017), SeeColour (2018), and ROSEWOOD (2018). Due to rave reviews, in 2017 Taylor was commissioned to perform her work; PopMadness in Grand Performances which further exposed her work to the greater Los Angeles community. Since then, The TL has solidified their repertoire with commissions and presentations by Grand Park, Ford Amphitheatre, The Broad Stage, The ACE hotel, and Jacob's Pillow. Taylor, also received the Springboard Danse Montreal EMERGE Choreographic Award in 2018. As a part of the prize Taylor created a new work for Gibney Dance NY, in their 2018/19 season, alongside Bobbi Jene Smith. She also has been commissioned by BODYTRAFFIC, and Cleo Park Robinson Dance Company to create for their upcoming seasons. The TL Collective is now on the rise as one of LA's emerging dance companies.
Athletic and graceful. Precise and fluid. Micaela Taylor's choreography settles in the dichotomies." - The LA Times
Even in fast, complex phrases of movement and gesture, Taylor and The TL Collective surprise in their ability to come together in virtuosic unison." - Dance Magazine