Lila York danced with the Paul Taylor Dance Company for twelve years, appearing in over 60 works. Since 1990 she has choreographed works for Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Houston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Washington Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet West, Colorado Ballet, Louisville Ballet, Ballet Memphis, Kansas City Ballet, Dayton Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Orlando Ballet, American Repertory Ballet, Connecticut Ballet Theatre, The David Parsons Company, The Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, the Laurie Eisenhower Dance Company, and The Juilliard Dance Ensemble. She is currently working on a full-evening work.
In addition to her own choreography, Ms. York has staged Paul Taylor’s ballets world-wide and directed a program for the production of new choreography at Pacific Northwest Ballet. She graduated from Skidmore College with a degree in English literature.