Paul Taylor’s dance troupe wordlessly translates and illuminates war, spirituality, sexuality, moralism and mortality. The award-winning choreographer and pioneer of modern dance has largely attacked cherished beliefs and traditions, yet also created romantic, astonishingly athletic and downright funny pieces.

Paul Taylor’s dance troupe wordlessly translates and illuminates war, spirituality, sexuality, moralism and mortality. The award-winning choreographer and pioneer of modern dance has largely attacked cherished beliefs and traditions, yet also created romantic, astonishingly athletic and downright funny pieces.

The show is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets cost $27, $30 or $33, $19, $22 or $25 for ages 18 and younger, and can be purchased at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., online at www.craterian.com or by calling 541-779-3000.