blayze teicher - director
Blayze Teicher 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 show TRAINSPOTTING LIVE and as Artistic Associate/Resident Director of The Parsnip Ship, a podcast series of new plays paired with live music.
Favorite credits include THE VIRTUOUS FALL OF THE GIRLS FROM OUR LADY OF SORROWS by Gina Femia (Spicy Witch Productions/The Flea), THE DIPLOMATS by Nelson Diaz-Marcano (Winner: Outstanding Direction, Fresh Fruit Festival, Downtown Urban Arts Festival), the workshop production of CHARLIE’S WAITING by Melisa Annis (Under St. Marks), HOW TO FIELD DRESS AN ANDROID (University Settlement), MOTHER KNOWS BEST (New Light Theatre Project/Access Theater), PAPER TOWELS by Nelson Diaz-Marcano (The Brick), and THE DAY THE SKY TURNED BLACK (United Solo Festival, co-directed by Elyzabeth Gorman).
Development credits include Alexander Sage Oyen's A NIGHT LIKE THIS (F/54 Below), Andrew Rincón's I WANNA FUCK LIKE ROMEO AND JULIET (The Parsnip Ship), Andrew Rincón's YOU GOT THAT SAME KIND OF LONELY (Amios), Grace Connolly's THE ESCAPE (The Playwriting Collective), Ben Ferber's I’M VERY ONLINE (The Dirty Blondes), and Gina Femia's THE MERMAIDS’ PARADE (The Parsnip Ship).
As a filmmaker, her work has screened across the country, including Out on Film Atlanta and the Palm Springs LGBT Film Festival, and has been featured on Huffington Post, Broadway World TV, and Funny or Die. She directed the original series INTERESTED IN, now streaming on Amazon Prime channel Dekkoo.
Currently, she's the Producing Manager for The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Blayze has assisted for Portia Krieger (2ST Uptown, NYMF), Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, Carolyn Cantor, Lauren Keating, and Sarna Lapine.