Taylour Paige

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Taylour Paige
Born (1990-10-05) October 5, 1990 (age 27)
Santa Monica, California , U.S.
Education St. Bernard Catholic High School
Alma mater Loyola Marymount University
Occupation actress, dancer
Years active 2001–present

Taylour Paige (born October 5, 1990 in Santa Monica, California) is an American dancer and actress. She currently stars as Ahsha Hayes in VH1's new series Hit the Floor.[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

Paige grew up in the Inglewood neighborhood of Los Angeles. She has an older brother, Travis. Paige has been dancing since the age of 2. She started training at Katnap in Venice, Westside Ballet Academy, and later spent two consecutive summers at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, DC. In 2001, she became a student of celebrity choreographer Debbie Allen. That same year, she auditioned for Allen's Pearl, and went on to be featured in every musical presented by the troupe from 2001-2009. In a rehearsal for Allen's Alex In Wonderland, Allen invited television producer Stan Rogow. He helped Paige launch her acting career. She attended St. Bernard Catholic High School in Playa del Rey where she graduated in 2008. There she was also featured in every performing arts performance. Taylour became a Los Angeles Laker Girl in 2010,[3] and spent three months with the professional cheerleading squad before leaving to finish college and pursue her acting career. As a Laker Girl, she was featured in a special by Fox Sports on the making of the 2011 Laker Girls Calendar.[4] She is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University. She continues to work and train with Allen.

Paige has been featured in commercials for Transamerica, Best Buy, and McDonald's commercials as well as an Adidas printed advertisement, and in a Just Dance 3 interstitial.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Featured Dancer I Want it All Song
2010 Alex in Wonderland: Rehearsing Wonderland School Girl Video Short
2010 Alex in Wonderland: Interview with Debbie Allen School Girl Video Short
2010 Making of the Laker Girls Calendar 2011 Herself Television Movie Documentary
2011 Mousetrap Mousetrapkeeper #4 Short
2013 2013 Do Something Awards Herself Television Special
2013 Hit the Floor AfterBuzz TV Panelist Unknown Episode
2013-Present Hit the Floor Ahsha Hayes Main: (Season 1-Present)
2014 She Came to Give It to You" by Usher ft. Nicki Minaj Dancer Music Video
2015 Touched Gina
2015 Ballers Theresa Guest: 2 Episodes
2016 Jean of the Joneses Jean Jones
2016 Grey's Anatomy Emma 1 Episode: #13.4
2018 White Boy Rick Cathy Volsan Post-Production
TBA Superstition: The Rule of 3's TBA Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taylour Paige". IMDb.com. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Taylour Paige as Ahsha Hayes". VH1.com. VH1. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "From Laker Girl to 'Hit the Floor'". Huffington Post. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ http://starcasm.net/archives/222303
  5. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3666749/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm