Dance is deeply instinctual to the human soul – the ultimate emotional and spiritual art form. Our most sincere hope is for the Global Dance Initiative to unite and spark the worldwide community to share the energy of dance…to heal, inspire and connect. Please join us as we celebrate the power of dance in our world, and how – together – we can truly make a difference. – Teresa Taylor
“My goal is to bring a transformative experience to all audiences in a way that elicits an emotional response. Whether through media or live productions, I aspire to provide the audience an experiential moment in their lives – one that leaves them with a positive and memorable emotional imprint. This is what gives my work purpose.” – Teresa Taylor
A unique talent in the world of entertainment, Teresa has more than twenty creative years experience producing and brokering dynamic talent and projects with a focus in dance, music and television. Her various roles of producer, writer and former dance and choreography agent have allowed her to work collaboratively with some of the most visionary dance and creative artists in the industry.
The foundation of her own personal and artistic spirit is inspired by the depth and integrity of the creative visionaries she has had opportunity to represent or work with in collaboration. With each project, Teresa hopes to bring the creative teams together in a way that allows for creative freedom and artistic inspiration, allowing the energy of each production to have its own unique rhythm.
Of her vast slate of projects, Teresa was the producer for TV Moves! Live: A Tribute to Dance in Television, on behalf of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Additionally, she was an executive producer of the American Choreography Awards and the highly acclaimed Choreography Media Honors. Other credits include The Cultural Icon, Paris by Night, numerous productions for the LA Opera, and the annual Christmas Eve Special, the LA County holiday celebration she was exceptionally honored to produce the flagship show, Dance America! for USA at the Shanghai World Expo in 2010, together with creative director Amy Tinkham, Teresa produced A Royal Wedding in Dubai, partnering with DesignLab Events on a spectacular show with 3,000 attendees.
She is the recipient of three Emmy Awards for an acclaimed series of specials for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles titled Imagine in partnership with ABC, as well as an Emmy for The LA County Holiday Celebration.
Teresa is exceptionally proud to bring the heart of her career – the spirit of dance to The Global Dance Initiative. Her dream is use the power of dance in the media today, to ignite the positive power of dance globally to use this art-form to, quite simply, inspire life.