Caleb Teicher & Company (CT&Co), founded in 2015 by acclaimed dancer/ choreographer Caleb Teicher, presents new work that blends traditional American dance forms (Tap, Lindy Hop, Vernacular Jazz) in a modern context. Taking inspirations from his background in concert dance, musical theater, and social dance, the company’s work inspires, connects, and reflects a collective conscious within American music and dance. CT&Co’s signature elements of musicality, humor, and warmth have won the hearts of audiences seeking to connect to America’s rich and diverse physical heritage, whether tap dancing to Bach or swing dancing to Chet Baker, playing patty-cake to Sufjan Stevens or ballroom dancing to Ella Fitzgerald. Past engagements include The Joyce Theater, Works & Process @ Guggenheim Bilbao, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival’s Inside/Out Series, Gibney Dance, Queens College, Paris Jazz Roots, The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard, LaMaMa E.T.C., Fire Island Dance Festival, PS21 Chatham, and the American Tap Dance Foundation, amongst others.
CT&Co’s upcoming creative projects include a new Tap Dance work with an original composition by beatboxer Chris Celiz and an evening-length Sand Dance work with a new score composed and performed by acclaimed pianist Conrad Tao.
March 24 / Pillow party: swing dance
WITH LIVE MUSIC BY THE LUCKY 5
Saturday, March 24, 7:30-11pm
Make it swing at the Pillow! Special guest teachers Caleb Teicher and LaTasha Barnes kick off this exciting evening with an introduction to swing dance, then lead us into a social dance party accompanied by hard-swinging jazz band and local favorites, The Lucky 5. Complimentary beer provided by the Berkshires’ own Big Elm Brewing.
April 19 / CT&Co @ UNCW / Wilmington, NC
Co-presented with the UNCW Office of the Arts
Caleb Teicher & Company (CT&Co), founded in 2012 by acclaimed dancer/choreographer Caleb Teicher, (winner of Dance Magazine’s 2016 “Best Emerging Choreographer” Reader’s Choice Award) presents new work that blends traditional American dance forms (Tap, Lindy Hop, Vernacular Jazz) in a modern context. Taking inspirations from his background in concert dance, musical theater, and social dance, the company’s work inspires, connects, and reflects a collective conscious within American music and dance.
May 18 / CT&Co with conrad tao @ Baruch College
CT&Co continues its creative process on More Forever, an evening-length collaboration with acclaimed composer and pianist Conrad Tao.
The residency at Baruch College, facilitated through the CUNY Dance Initiative, will end with a "Collaborators in Conversation" performance, where Conrad and Caleb will discuss the creative process and present excerpts of the new work.