Deb’e Taylor’s teaching, choreographing, and performing is driven by the principle of “Dancer as Artist/Artist as Human”. She seeks to unveil Truth and Beauty and guides both youth and adults to express their voices through dance technique, improvisation/composition, theater, taiko, and all modes of creativity. In addition to teaching, she currently creates her own work and performs with Dance Brigade, Maikaze Daiko, and others.
Deb’e teaches for Dance Mission’s Youth and Grrrl Brigade programs and creates Taiko/Dance pieces for their Social Justice themed performances. She is a faculty member for LINES Ballet | Summer Program and leads public workshops, specializing in Floorwork, Technique, Dance Improvisation, and Composition. She has performed and taught Contemporary Dance nationally and internationally with such companies as David Rousseve/Reality, Dance Berlin, and others.
Deb’e was honored to co-teach and collaborate with Anna Deavere Smith at Stanford University. She was on the faculty of the National Theater of the Deaf’s Professional Summer School and performed as a guest artist with the company. Deb’e has taught and choreographed for Challenge New Mexico, a summer arts camp for adults with disabilities. She also works freelance as a certified ASL interpreter. To learn more about Deb’e’s work visit dancerartisthuman.com.
Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Summer Program