Taylor McKessie went to Gabriella Montez's school called East High School before the sixth song When There Was Me and You by Gabriella Montez as a solo. She appeared in the High School Musical 1 songs Stick to the Status Quo and We're All in This Together. She is played by Monique Coleman.
She appeared in What Time is It?, Work This Out, You are the Music in Me (cameo), Everyday and All for One. She is still with Chad Danforth where she appeared a little bit later as a main character in the High School Musical movies. She is still played by Monique Coleman.
In High School Musical 3: Senior Year as a main character as Monique Coleman, she appeared in the song High School Musical as the last song in the movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year and the last song in the 3rd soundtrack.