Caleb Teicher, known for “mixing super-charged energy with tossed-off charm” (The New Yorker), is an acclaimed choreographer, performer, and teacher based in New York City.
Caleb began his dance career as a founding member of Michelle Dorrance’s celebrated company, DorranceDance, in 2011. He was awarded a 2011 Bessie Award for Outstanding Individual Performance for Michelle Dorrance and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards’ A Shared Evening at Danspace Project. He continues to perform a variety of dance forms by dancing with The Chase Brock Experience, Syncopated City Dance Company, The Bang Group, Sally Silvers & Dancers, iLuminate, West Side Story (Int’l Tour and London), and Irma La Douce (City Center Encores).
Currently an artist-in-residence at the American Tap Dance Foundation, he makes concert dance work under the banner of Caleb Teicher & Company utilizing various American dance traditions to reflection upon modern American culture. CT&Co has been presented by Works & Process at Guggenheim Bilbao, The Yard on Martha's Vineyard, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Inside/Out Series, Queens College, LaMaMa E.T.C.,, Jersey Tap Festival, The 92nd Street Y, Gibney Dance, Paris Jazz Roots Dance Festival, and many others. The company will make its Joyce debut in January 2018.
Caleb also works as a choreographer and collaborator for interdisciplinary work. Favorite collaborative credits include directing A Very Brief History of the United States at the Kennedy's Center Millennium Stage, and choreographing Ga(y)ze as part of NYU's Site-Specific Festival. Commissions include The Most Wonderful Time for Chicago Tap Theater, House Points for the Peridance Certificate Program, Posin’ for the Tap City Youth Ensemble, and Senior Thesis solos at Pace University and Barnard College. Caleb has also worked as Associate Director or Associate Choreographer to Chase Brock, Bill T. Jones, Al Blackstone, and Joe Salvatore on dance and theater projects.
Caleb has been a guest faculty member at Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center and continues to teach workshops and guest classes at various schools and festivals throughout the US. He is a proud alum of the YoungArts Foundation and The School at Jacob's Pillow.
Teicher was named one of Dance Magazine’s 2012 “25 to Watch” and the winner of Dance Magazine’s “Best Emerging Choreographer” in the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards. He has been featured in Vogue, Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine, and many other publications.