Company as well as Robert Altman’s ﬁlm 3 Women (1977); costumes by Milan
DelVecchio; and lighting by Chris Annas-Lee; “Gran duo” by Taylor, Timothy
Patterson, Graham Cole and Nicole Baker, music by Billie Holiday, Nina Simone
and Sam Smith; “Canta para cello”, an idea by Taylor and collective creation of
the company, with music composed by Daniel Tobias and costumes by Scooter
LaForge (outstanding visual artist who, besides being a prominent
contemporary painter, dabbles in fashion, having made designs for singers like
Rihanna, Beyoncé and Miley Cyrus); “Hacia la luz” by Taylor and company.
music by Hannah Schneider and costumes by Dav Burrington; and ﬁnally,
“Moda” a piece realized by the group of young people from the Chocholá
Municipal Ballet, Casa Crisal Refuge (who rehabilitates children and
adolescents who have suffered sexual abuse), Danzare Academy, Yairiane
Academy, the Oxkutzcab World of Ballet Academy and dancers from the IMA
School of Portugal.
The performance also took place at the Peón Contreras Theater, architectural
jewel of the white city, rooted in the 20th century, with classic columns, marble
staircases and a dome decorated with images of Greek muses, examples of the
architectural and academic eclecticism in vogue at the time.
The identity of the Eryc Taylor Dance Company can be deﬁned by the creative
freedom that it offers its dancers to express themselves, to enhance their
personalities and tap into, to a large extent, their life experience.