CONSTANTINE BAECHER

Constantine Baecher is a dancer and choreographer who lives in New York, but divides his time between Europe and the US. He is the artistic advisor of Denmark’s Copenhagen International Choreography Competition (CICC) and Cross Connection Ballet Company (CCBC), both of which he co-founded in 2007.

An active freelance choreographer, Constantine has created works for companies including New Chamber Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, Cross Connection Ballet, KUNST-STOFF San Francisco, MoveiUS (Washington DC), the Columbia Ballet Collaborative and the Lake Tahoe Dance Collective. As a dancer, Constantine performed with the Royal Danish Ballet from 2003-2011 and currently tours with the Carolyn Carlson Company based out of the National Theater of Chaillot in Paris. In 2013, along with former NCB dancer Christin Hanna he launched the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival and Summer Training Intensive.

In 2011 Constantine received the Albert Gaubier Award for his contribution to dance in Denmark, and was awarded an artist grant in 2012 by The Danish Arts Foundation.

Since 2006 he has choreographed eleven ballets for New Chamber Ballet, and was appointed resident choreographer in 2014.