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Andre Ward Caldwell & Doug Caldwell




Doug has been dancing like "a crazy fool." all his life. His professional dance
life began in the 1970s in San Francisco, where he worked with teacher Ed
Mock, his hero and mentor. Doug became a member of his "West Coast
Dance Company". They opened for many disco singers, including Gloria Gaynor
and Sylvester. He continued his dance career by working on movies such as
"Stayin’ Alive" and "A Chorus Line," and the television show "Charlie’s Angels".

Doug says one of his favorite jobs was working with Rita
Moreno for more than three years. They did two months with Sammy
Davis, Jr., opened for Dean Martin and played for Queen Elizabeth II
of England.
Doug joined the Tremaine Dance Conventions in 1984, and was a favorite
featured teacher as well as Artistic Director 24 years. In recent years. He
has appeared in " The Sweetest Thing" with Cameron Diaz and longtime student
and friend Christina Applegate, "Austin Powers 3 - Goldmember" with Mike
Meyers, "13 Going On 30" with Jennifer Garner and "Mr. & Mrs. Smith " with
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, to name a few. He has also appeared in three
movies for HBO, as well as TV commercials.
Doug is an international master teacher, working in such countries as Canada,
Mexico, Japan, Costa Rica, Sweden and Austria, as well as home in West
Hollywood. He has also worked behind the scenes on FOX's hit dance show,
"So You Think You Can Dance". Doug has produced, directed and choreographed
his moving and renowned benefit dance concert "Love is All That Matters". He

is an educator in the truest sense of the word, with a passion for teaching and
love of dance that is unrivaled. Once you’ve experienced the magic of Doug Caldwell, your heart will dance and you'll be walking on air. 

Assistant choreographer Zach Benitez

Dance Captain Audrey Michelle "Miki" Cooper

July 2010, Ashby Stage, Berkeley, CA
Stephanie's Playhouse