Teigha Beth Bailey
Teigha Beth Bailey is a Philadelphia based dance artist and yoga instructor. Teigha grew up in Kinston, North Carolina studied dance at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA where she received a BFA in Dance in 2018. While in college, Teigha had the pleasure of performing works by Bobbi Jene Smith, Helen Simoneau, Jesse Zaritt, Jennifer Nugent + Paul Matteson, Tommie-Waheed Evans, Curt Haworth, and Mark Caserta. She trained at The American Dance Festival in the summer of 2016 and 2017. Teigha joined OM Grown Dancers in 2016 under the artistic direction of Courtney Owen Muir. OM Grown Dancers most recently premiered their evening length show A(VOI D)ANCE as a part of their sixth season in Durham, NC. Teigha has also danced in several projects with The Dash Ensemble under the artistic direction of Gregory Dolbashian. Teigha danced in works with The Dash premiering at James Madison University, Madison Square Park, as well as Dallas, Texas.
In 2022, Teigha joined Britt Fishel and Artists under the direction of Britt Fishel. The company premiered Cognatus as a part of Cannonball Festival in Philadelphia, PA. In May 2023, BF+A traveled to France where they immersed themselves in rehearsals and filmmaking at the Moulin/Belle Residency in Périgord, France. The company then traveled to Paris, France performing Cognatus with Dance Theatre Surreality. Teigha is thrilled to be sharing their newest work, Aura, as a part of the 2023 Cannonball Festival.