Allen James Teague is a film maker, composer, writer, pianist and actor.
As a musician, Teague began the quest of mastering the musical talent within, at the tender age of two when he was presented with a miniature grand piano as a
birthday gift from his beloved mother. With only 2 1/2 octaves at his curiosity, he quickly moved to an organ located in the spare bedroom. Fascinated by the rich
and intense quality produced, he made a lifelong commitment to his passion of music, and his innate ability to create it.
Because of this early love of music, Teague has collaborated and performed with piano in much of the United States, Europe, Great Britain, Scandinavia and
Canada. To the tune of a few thousand performances.
Other than his love of music, above all else he loves people. Always in the mood for conversation, he creates musical sketches from stories he hears. Later,
over coffee by the water, he transitions these stories into composition that take flight in the form of articulate contemporary sounds, tastefully entwined
with the haunting quality of epic pieces from days gone by. His concerts are tailor made suits, cut from the cloth of adversity that delivers a passion unmatched by many, touching all who hear him play. He delivers his art form between stories about life with a heartfelt tendency, leaving the audience sharing an underlying
In 2002, Teague walked away from creativity for 6 years, discontinuing 7 solo CD's and 4 audio books.
In 2008, after deciding to start over, he commercially released 2 solo piano CD's, "A Poet's Heart" and "Falling Leaf and Sparrow" on his own label and is currently working on a new solo piano CD. His music has been featured in 3 plays (one premiering in India), 4 Italian TV shows, an A&E Channel documentary about the life and death of Anna Nichole Smith, a public television documentary about the Pen and Ink art of Dennis K. Joern and 12 of his compositions have been staged in ballet and modern dance performances. Teague's newest ballet for 11 dancers "Temptation" premiered at the Wildish Theater in Springfield, Oregon April, 2011. He just finished his first book "A Collection of Portraits" and he recently wrote, location scouted, produced, directed, acted in and scored the short film, Bear Trap.
Writing and composing a full length children's story ballet about a faerie who has an adventure.
Composing for a full length story ballet about tragic love to be choreographed by Alexia Krijnsen in Madrid based on
the story of Majnun and Layla.
He is actively making films with "14th Century Films".
52 minutes into a feature film "the Temptation of St. Anthony" as writer, location scout, producer, directer and he is
Location scouting, co-producing, assistant directing, co-writing, co-scoring and acting in a feature film named
"Marina" written by Natalie Holder.
Acting in, co-directing and co-scoring a feature comedy named "Help From Uncle Honk" written by Ben Kardos.