Charlie is a director/choreographer, performer, teacher, and researcher, and has been working in the field of performance for nearly 30 years.
He creates large and small-scale site-specific and theatre and gallery based performance work in diverse contexts and locations; organises and collaborates in a variety of performance research projects; and performs and collaborates in the work of other performance makers.
He has significant and ongoing working relationships with Steve Paxton, Siobhan Davies, Lisa Nelson, Kirstie Simson, Scott Smith, Katye Coe, K.J.Holmes, Andrea Buckley; Katie Duck and others.
Recent and upcoming projects include: On Off – a solo performed at Tanzwerkstatt Europa in Munich; Test Pieces with Rosemary Butcher as part of her retrospective in Berlin; This thing that we do - a Wildcard performance with Katye Coe at Lillian Baylis Studio at Sadlers Wells; What Happens When - a commission from Joint Adventures with Andrea Buckley, Orlando Gough and members of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra performed in Munich; Materials rearranged to be with Siobhan Davies Dance currently on tour (at Bluecoat in Liverpool 2nd-9th July); performances created with students at Northern School of Contemporary Dance and the University of Limerick; A new work with Colin Poole coming up in the Summer; a new group work How to build a Human coming up in the Autumn. Charlie also continues his teaching internationally for dance companies; conservatoires and university departments of dance, as well as for independent organisations and festivals.
Charlie will be at Manchester Chorelab 2017 from Tue 25 to Sat 29 July. Charlie will lead daily movement sessions and will be a Provocateur & Mentor across the week. A great opportunity to build a relationship with Charlie across the week and have this feed, inform, enhance and challenge your practice and ideas.