Blayze Teicher (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based director who develops Queer, magical, and political stories for theatre and film. She served as the Resident Director of the Off-Broadway immersive hit TRAINSPOTTING LIVE and as Resident Director/Artistic Associate of The Parsnip Ship, a podcast series of new plays paired with live music. Select productions include production of Nelson Diaz-Marcano's THE DIPLOMATS (winner: Outstanding Direction, 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival), THE VIRTUOUS FALL OF THE GIRLS FROM OUR LADY OF SORROWS by Gina Femia (The Flea), MOSES by Grace Connolly & Ronete Levenson (HERE), MOTHER KNOWS BEST by Deb Radloff (New Light Theatre Project), and THE VALKYRIES by Jessica Owens (The Tank).
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She has developed work with emerging playwrights and musical theatre writers at New York venues such as The Signature Theatre, Primary Stages, 54 Below, The Vineyard, BAM, The Duke, Wild Project, The Drama League, HERE Arts, and The Flea. Blayze has assisted for Schele Williams (ASCAP), Portia Krieger (2ST Uptown, NYMF), Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, Carolyn Cantor, Lauren Keating, and Sarna Lapine and worked for Broadway producers Jennifer Isaacson, Harriet Leve, and David Garfinkle.
As a filmmaker, her work has screened across the country, including Framline43, Out on Film Atlanta, and Cinema Diverse, and has been featured on NewNowNext, Gayety, Huffington Post, Broadway World TV, and Funny or Die. She directed the original series INTERESTED IN, now streaming on Amazon Prime channel myDekkoo. She supported director Randy Harrison as Script Supervisor on NEW YORK IS DEAD, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and won best comedy at New York Television Festival.
Even prouder momma to her rescue dog and cat, Beatrix Kiddo & Agent Scully.
Working with Blayze is an utter joy. She has a unique perspective and a calm vibe that allows everyone in the room to feel comfortable and open.
Blayze is one of the most brilliant and trustworthy directors that I’ve ever worked with. She is also one of the most thoughtful, caring and committed individuals that I know. Anyone new to working with Blayze should know they’re in good hands
Creator, Interested In
She completely elevated my series by using her strong point of view and aesthetic. She’s great to work with because she is assertive and compassionate at the same time. Her passion for telling queer stories is contagious!