Caleb Teicher, known for “super-charged energy and 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, and he continues to perform with the company. Other favorite performance credits include The Chase Brock Experience, Syncopated City Dance Company, The Bang Group, iLuminate, West Side Story (Int’l Tour and London), and Irma La Douce (City Center Encores).
Alongside performing, Caleb 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. Caleb has also worked as Associate Director and/or Choreographer to Chase Brock, Bill T. Jones, Al Blackstone, and Joe Salvatore on dance and theater projects.
Currently an artist-in-residence at the American Tap Dance Foundation and CUNY Queens College, he makes concert dance work under the banner of Caleb Teicher & Company. CT&Co has been presented by the American Tap Dance Foundation, LaMaMa E.T.C., The Yard on Martha's Vineyard, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Inside/Out Series, Jersey Tap Festival, 92nd Street Y's Fridays at Noon, Gibney Dance, and others.
Caleb teaches tap and theater dance 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, recently, the winner of Dance Magazine’s “Best Emerging Choreographer” in the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards.