Park City Magazine names Tanya Taylor as one of the top talent coaches in Utah

Tanya Taylor

Tanya Taylor¬†graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Music Performance.  She is currently working on her Executive Masters in Business with the Jack Welch Management Institute.  Ms. Taylor works as a full time English Professor for Strayer University, and has also served as a Performing Arts Director, professional conductor and accompanist, choreographer, motivational speaker, and adjunct writer. 

Ms. Taylor founded her company, Taylor Productions, in 1992, and has served as the CEO of this company since it’s inception.  As a passionate educator, Ms. Taylor uses her company to help spread awareness concerning social and global issues around the world.  She has participated in multiple humanitarian trips and feels most at peace when she is serving. 

Recently, Ms. Taylor was featured in Park City Magazine as one of the lead talent coaches in Park City in the article “A Triumvirate of Talent.”  A versatile artist, composer, and lyricist, she is a founding member and performer with The Park City Three Sopranos, founded her own Park City Burlesque troupe, and can be seen flash-mobbing “Thriller” around Park City with her dance production companies.  Ms. Taylor musically directed “A Rented Christmas” for ETC, directs and choreographs shows for The Egyptian Theatre, DarkHorse Theatre Company, Park City High School, and has taken on the performance end by playing leading roles in the ETC Follies and Giving A Bleep Productions.

Ms. Taylor is the professional accompanist for The Park City Singers, and previously served on their Board of Directors.  Additionally, she was their Artist Director and conductor for 12 consecutive years. She produced, directed and choreographed “This Is It: A Michael Jackson Celebration” at ETC, and “Thriller - Something Evil’s Lurking In The Dark.” She has performed as a vocal soloist for The Park City Singers and professionally entertains at The Riverhorse and The Yurt (restaurants in Park City).

In her spare time, she loves singing, playing the piano, reading, skiing, running, and spending time with her family.  Ms. Taylor and her partner, Todd, recently opened a professional music studio and are currently working together on creating their first album, Village Gossip. 

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”  - Anne Frank


Summer Dance Intensive Instructor

Kaitlyn Schwalbe

Kaitlyn Schwalbe, is a seventeen-year-old Parkite, and the youngest full-time professional dancer with ODYSSEY DANCE COMPANY.  Performing “Thriller” at ETC this past fall marked her first professional production with the group, and she was recently spotlighted at Kingsbury Hall with ODT’s dance production of “Romeo and Juliet” at Kingsbury Hall.  Schwalbe trained at Wasatch Dance Center in Heber for nine years and at the Treehouse Athletic Club in Draper for two years. She graduated from Park City High School in 2009 after taking heavy course loads and online classes to earn her diploma at age 16.

Kaitlyn recently performed with TAYLOR PRODUCTIONS in their run of “This Is It: A Michael Jackson Celebration”  at ETC this winter.  She is the daughter of Jeff and Tami Schwalbe, both longtime physical education teachers for the Park City School District.  She has lived in Park City since age 10 and has been dancing since she was practically still in diapers.  Her repertoire includes everything from ballet and tap - to modern and hip-hop.

“To give anything less than the best is to sacrifice the gift.” 
- Steve Prefontaine

Mission Statement

Taylor Productions is a company whose mission is to build confidence, self-esteem, and musicianship into youth and adults within the community utilizing a comprehensive range of the Performing Arts discipline.

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