Taylor D

Seasons: 6th
Occupation: Clerk III/IV, Health Care Aide, and Undergraduate Nurse for Alberta Health Services (AHS)
Education: National Coaching Certification, Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk Certification, Fourth Year RN Nursing Student.
Hometown: Langdon

What is your dance/performance background: Competitive dancer in solo’s, duets, trios, small/large groups which included jazz, ballet, lyrical, modern, contemporary, and open for 14 years. Dancer with The Young Canadians for 3 years. Performed with the Moscow Ballet in the performance “Swan Lake”. Successfully completely ADAPT jazz exams up to and including level Pre-Advanced 1. Successfully completed RAD ballet exams up to and including Advanced 1. Team member of the Calgary Roughnecks Drill Crew for 2 years. Currently a team member of the Calgary Stampeder Outriders for the past 6 years!

Why did you decide to audition for the Outriders: Volunteering opportunities, Cheering for the Stampeders, bring apart of such an incredible team, and being able to continue to dance and perform.

What is your top Outriders appearance to attend: Hike for Hospice!

Favourite charity: AARCs
Favourite game day song: Bring em’ Out!
Favourite style of dance: Jazz or hip hop
Favourite thing about Calgary: The diverse culture, the frequent opportunities, and being near the mountains, lakes, and rivers.
Favourite pastime: Hiking, dancing, and long drives!
Favourite quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou