Taylor August will be joining us as a Teaching Artist and a Staff Adjudicator for the 2017-2018 Pearland Summer Dance Intensive.
Taylor has a heart for dancing and dance education. She has an innate ability to bring out the best in every young performer. Her favorite dance move is a sassy jazz walk leading into a fierce turn combination ending with a grande battement.
Taylor August is a former member of the Manvel High School Manvel Majestics Dance Team where she served as a Lieutenant dance officer her senior year. Taylor went on to pursue her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology at Texas State University where she graduated in 2014. Although Taylor studied Liberal Arts and Science, she remained heavily involved with the Texas State Dance Department. She was a member of the World Famous Texas State Strutters, a guest performer for Orchesis Dance Company Showcase, and also performed in several Choreographer’s Showcases. Taylor has also performed with Ballet Afrique Contemporary Dance in Austin, TX. Her specialty styles of dance are Hip-Hop, Jazz, and Modern. Taylor is currently working as an ABA Therapist in the Houston Area. Taylor has a passion for dance and working with children, and she is excited to be teaching at this year’s Summer Dance Intensive!