Born and raised in Eugene Oregon, Taylor began her training at 4 years old, starting with various local studios. She began her ballet training with Ballet Northwest Academy at 6 years old and continued, starting in 2011, with Eugene Ballet Academy and performing with Eugene Youth Ballet. In 2014, as a freshman in High school, Taylor was offered the opportunity and began as a Pre-professional with Eugene Ballet Company along with academy classes. She completed three years in the pre-proffessional program.
Along side of her rigorous ballet training, for the last 9 years Taylor has attended and been part of several programs at Unity School of Dance under the direction of Eileen King. This includes lyrical, contemporary and hip hop training and performing groups as well as recently choreographing her own pieces with select groups. Working on solos with Sarah Pecht, Cory Betts, and Suzanne Hagg she has competed at various competitions over the last several years such as, but not limited to YAGP, NYCDA, and Jump where she has received various honors, recognitions and placements.
Taylor spends her summers continuing her training at programs such as Juilliard’s summer intensive, San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and most recently Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. This is Taylor’s first season as a Eugene Ballet Aspirant.