Choreographer brings idealistic truths to bear on the stage
By MOLLY GLENTZER
Copyright 2003 Houston Chronicle
Paul Taylor is no Rush Limbaugh.
Politically and otherwise, they're as unalike as two Americans can be. But the legendary dancemaker could teach the inflammatory radio host a thing or two about expressing -- and not expressing -- his opinions.
Taylor's company returns to Houston next week after a five-year absence, bringing 2002's Promethean Fire and Dream Girls and the revival of 1978's Airs to Jones Hall. The choreographer discussed his methods and work by phone recently from his home on Long Island.
The 72-year-old Taylor often speaks in a tone of genteel innocence. But as an observer suggested in Dancemaker, the 1999 documentary film about Taylor, "He can sound very sweet, then you have to worry about where the wheels are turning. What is he thinking?" click here for more