Our Mission

The TL Collective is committed to impacting the dance world through energetic and thought-provoking performances for diverse communities. 

Photo by Mary Mallaney

Micaela Taylor, Artistic Director

Micaela Taylor is a professional dancer/choreographer/ Artistic Director of The TL Collective. She is the recipient of the Inaugural Springboard EMERGE Choreographic Award and recently named one of Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch,” 2018. Her work is trailblazing in the city of Los Angeles and beyond.

Alongside the launch of The TL Collective, Taylor has been commissioned to choreograph and teach by BODYTRAFFIC, Springboard Danse Montreal, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, B12 Festival Berlin, Carlos Acosta’s Acosta Danza, and more. Her work has been presented at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Soring to Dance Festival,  Ford Amphitheatre and more.

Photos by Grace Kathryn Landefeld


Matt Luck

Gigi Todisco

Jen Lacy

Jessie Thorne

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