Here I Am
Jasmin Taylor, née Williams, is an anointed, multidisciplinary artist, storyteller and problem solver. She is a native Chicagoan who has trained, worked and lived through the U.S., Israel and Western Europe. Jasmin has studied under Dance Theater of Harlem, Dance Italia and Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company. She has performed with the Graham Company Winifred Haun and Dancers; at the Harris Theater, the Goodman Theater, and the Museum of Contemporary Art; and in Memoria with the Alvin Ailey Company and the Netflix series “Soundtrack.” She has also been featured in the dance film ‘The Good Christian’ with Motion/Pictures Dance Project that was the official film selection in festivals throughout the country.
As a choreographer and dancer, she has had the pleasure of working with TEDxStanford and for recording artists like Jamila Woods, Smino Brown, and Grammy-Award-winning artists Cashmere Cat and Chance the Rapper. Her choreographic work has been featured in VICE, Rolling Stone, Complex Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times, and more. As a vocalist, Jasmin has headlined at the Promontory and has performed at venues like the Harris Theater, Wicker Park Fest, The METRO, and The Tackroom. She’s also completed a six-week vocal tour throughout the U.S. and London with SoFarSounds.
Lastly, Taylor owns a cooking business called The Munching Millennial where she sells homemade dishes and shares “15- to 30 minute Recipes from Prep to Plate” virtually, and sponsors in-person community outreach events, monthly. Catch Jasmin via her website for “Meaningful Mondays”, “The Munching Millennial Tuesdays,” and ``Write it Wednesday” blog posts.
Taylor was a WillowTail Spring's Nature Reserve and Education Center's 2021 Artist in Residence and is currently co-producing 'Inside the Studio' for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago with Motion/Pictures Dance Project. Most recently, she is one of four commissioned artists for Art on theMART's 2022 'Year of Dance.' All of Jasmin’s work encourages true vulnerability and interdependence; she works to promote respect, love, and unity within diversity in all communities.