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Meet Taylor Hatala

Today we’d like to introduce you to Taylor Hatala.

Taylor is 15 years old and ever since she was a little girl she loved to dance and perform! Taylor’s home town is Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada and Taylor trained in all styles of dance and competed in dance until she was 12 years old! Taylor’s big break came when she was 11 years old when a dance video went viral and landed her on the Ellen DeGeneres show! Taylor has since been invited back three different times to perform on the Ellen DeGeneres show!

Taylor biggest dream came true when she was chosen to dance with Janet Jackson at just 12 years old on her Unbreakable World tour! This was an unbelievable experience! Taylor also toured with Janet Jackson on her second “State of the World” when she was 14 years old! Taylor had the opportunity last May to dance with her partner Josh Beauchamp from her hometown on Season 2 of World of Dance! It was an amazing experience! Taylor has worked with several artists such as Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Ciara, Missy Elliot, and Serena Williams! Taylor has also appeared on TV shows such as Fuller House, Fresh off the Boat and School of Rock!! Taylor has done several commercials such as Target, JC Penny and UNICEF! Taylor has another passion in creating choreography and teaching! Taylor has taught classes across Canada, US, and Singapore! Taylor loves to share her passion for dance with others and hopes to inspire all ages to work hard and be true to yourself!

Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
I am still very young, so I haven’t experienced a lot of struggles with my incredible parents by my side. However, it has not been an easy journey. I’ve worked very hard for everything, and I couldn’t have done it without the support from my friends and family. Being from Canada and trying to work in LA has been tough, and getting my visa, then my green card has been a very long process. I am very happy to say that I do my green card now!

We’d love to hear more about your work and what you are currently focused on. What else should we know?
I am a professional dancer/entertainer! I work in Los Angeles, California and I’m extremely passionate about what I do. I’m known for my dancing, teaching, videos, and choreography. I love spreading a positive message and sharing love and peace throughout my social media following.

Any shoutouts? Who else deserves credit in this story – who has played a meaningful role?
I’ve worked with several choreographers throughout my career and all of them have left an impact on me and who I am. Overall, they’ve taught me to be fearless, confident, and to spread nothing but love.

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