Artistic Director/Producer, Vincent Dance Theatre
Charlotte formed Vincent Dance Theatre (VDT) in 1994 and has directed all the company’s work to date. Charlotte performed with VDT until 2002 and has designed the company’s work since 2005. VDT is a middle scale National Portfolio Organisation funded by ACE. Charlotte has also choreographed new productions for dance companies in the UK and Germany, Taiwan and Spain and worked with film makers The Quay Brothers to create a new site-specific work with Phoenix Dance Theatre as part of Leeds Cultural Olympiad Project in 2012. In 2012 Charlotte curated Juncture a four week festival of experimental, female led performance and practice at Yorkshire Dance, Leeds.
Charlotte teaches professional development extensively across the UK and directs and facilitates a range of community engagement projects. She regularly works as a mentor for emerging artists in the UK and as a dramaturg for other artists’ work. Charlotte collaborates and performs with Professor Liz Aggiss as V&A Artfacts. Charlotte is committed to raising the profile of female-led arts practice in the UK and is regularly asked to chair and facilitate discussion and debate around gender inequality in the arts.
Charlotte is Resident Artist at South East Dance. She was on the Artists Advisory Group at Yorkshire Dance and Steering Group for Dance UK’s National Choreographic Conference in May 2013. Charlotte completed a Clore Leadership Short Course (2010), the Clore Programme for CEO/Artistic Directors (2011) and Clore Brave Conversations Programme in 2013.
Charlotte collaborates with Dr Claire MacDonald to curate The Table.