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daniel clifton


past collaborators:

asli bulbul

sam crawford

johanna cairns

aaron draper

thomas dunn

mélanie giffard

gillian harwin

mia jacobucci

burr johnson

niall jones

adrian jones

amy larimer

nicholas leichter

kathryn logan
















Nicholas Leichter received a BA in dance from Connecticut College where he studied with Jacylnn Villamil and Martha Myers. He was a member of Ralph Lemon Company from 1993 – 1995, has performed with the companies of Jennifer Muller, Ronald K. Brown, and Gus Solomons jr. He has taught throughout the United States, at festivals in Eastern and Western Europe, Asia, and Canada, and he has been on faculty at Tisch School of the Arts and the American Dance Festival. Recent commissions include the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Aaron Davis Hall, Celebrate Brooklyn, Central Park Summerstage, 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Project, The Duncan Theater at Palm Beach Community College, and others. Leichter’s work and company have received support and awards from TIAA-CREF, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, New York Foundation for the Arts (BUILD Grants and Choreography Fellowship), Jerome Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, Pentacle’s HelpDesk, Dance/USA and the NEA as part of the National College Choreographic Initiative, The 92nd Street Y New Works in Dance Fund, The Joyce Theater Foundation, New York City, with major support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and New York State Council on the Arts, Wesleyan University’s Mariam McGlone Emerging Choreograher Award. Leichter has been artist-in-residence/guest artist at many institutions including Sarah Lawrence College, University of Iowa, University of Richmond, George Washington University, University of Houston, Adage School for the Performing Arts in Modesto, Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, Muhlenberg College, and Idaho State University. Leichter currently serves on the Board of Directors at Dance Theater Workshop. Catch nld upcoming seasons at Dance Theater Workshop, June '08 and The Joyce Theater, June '09. nicholas leichter dance website



Nicholas Leichter on the web - www.nldnyc.org