Grant Recipient Details

Location

New York, NY

Artist
Caleb Teicher, New York, NY
Project Title
Swing 2020
Fiscal Year Awarded
2020
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount
$45,000

Swing 2020 will celebrate the history and tradition of America’s indigenous partnered dance form: the Lindy Hop. Directed and choreographed by Caleb Teicher in collaboration with Evita Arce, LaTasha Barnes, and Nathan Bugh, the 70-minute production will bring the best of swing dance to the concert dance stage with a cast of 12 of the finest Lindy Hop dancers in the world, and the live music of Eyal Vilner’s 10-piece big band. A 30-minute post-show band set will invite an intergenerational audience on stage to participate in a swing dance jam. 

Estimated Artist Fee: $50,000/performance; $75,000 - $95,000/week.

Presenter Partners

  • Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
  • George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
  • The Joyce Theater (New York, NY)

Tour Coordinator

Christine Tschida, Agent, Joyce Theater Productions
The Joyce Theater Foundation
tel 212-691-9740