Taylor James has become an internationally recognized performer since moving to Los Angeles in 2011. His skills and versatility have quickly established him as one the top dancers and choreographers in the industry. While living in Canada he competed on season 2 of So You Think You Can Dance Canada as well as behind the scenes on the 3rd and 4th season as an Assistant to many of the choreographers. Since moving to Los Angeles, Taylor has had the opportunity to work with many of the top artists and choreographers in the industry.
Taylor just finished shooting 20 episodes of Lip Sync Battle airing now on SpikeTV working with many A-List celebrities including Beyonce. He has spent the last six months touring the US with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, Erika Jayne and shooting for the Real Housewives reality show. His most recent credits include national commercials for H&R Block, Victoria’s Secret, Sketchers, Pepsi, and the Voice, starring in the Stuart Weitzman campaign alongside Gisele Bundchen directed by Mario Testino, touring internationally and shooting multiple music videos with Jennifer Lopez, a South American tour with Ricky Martin, promotion for Michael Jackson’s XSCAPE album including the “Love Never Felt So Good” MV and iconic hologram performance on the 2014 Billboard Awards, Disney’s ‘Descendants’ directed by Kenny Ortega, and performing and assisting on the 2014 Oscars promo starring Ellen Degeneres.
His skills aren’t limited to dance! He is a professional photographer and member of the creative collective ‘The Young Astronauts’ working as a director/photographer/choreographer and recently finished co-directing the “Right There” music video for global superstar, Ariana Grande. He has worked on videos for artists like Cody Simpson, Alli Simpson, Sabrina Carpenter, Madison Beers and the finalists of NBC’s The Voice. He continues to expand his repertoire of skills by helping in the creative management of Canadian rising music star W. Darling. His work has been featured in magazines across the world and on album covers for artists like NERVO and W. Darling.