TAYLOR RAILTON is originally from Bermuda where she began dancing at the age of six. In 2012, Taylor attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where she performed works by José Limón, Brenda Daniels, Juel Lane and others.
In 2014, Taylor moved to San Francisco to attend San Francisco Conservatory of Dance under the direction of Summer Lee Rhatigan. She worked with and performed works by Bobbi Jene Smith, Alex Ketley, and Tom Weinberger.
Taylor attended summer programs including Gallim, Bodytraffic, Gaga NYC, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Sidra Bell Summer Module and New Dialect Summer Intensive.
Taylor earned her BFA from SUNY Purchase College in the Spring of 2019. Whilst at Purchase, she worked with Ana Maria Lucaciu, Danielle Agami, Kyle Abraham, Doug Varone, Annie Rigney and many more.
As a member of Purchase Dance Company, Taylor had the opportunity to perform at New York Live Arts in 2019.
After graduating, Taylor had the pleasure of dancing with Uana Dans where she performed at New York Dance Festival and Houston Dance Festival. In late 2019, Taylor moved to London where she freelanced before moving to Charlotte, NC in 2020. Since moving, Taylor has worked with Eric Mullis on “Motive Forces” and Paynedance. Taylor has been dancing with Stewart/Owen Dance since 2022.