Trained in Lecoq based physical theatre and devising, and deepened her knowledge of movement for actors with an MA at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her work is influenced by the teachings of Jacques Lecoq, Trish Arnold, Laban, Grotowski and somatic practices such as Feldenkrais and yoga.
LIR- Irelands National Academy of Dramatic Art. ALRA- Academy of Live and Recorded Arts. Movement teacher for “Before Language” movement and music in schools across Sri Lanka. Brillig Ensemble collaborative practice to the orchestra September Drama Centre- University of the Arts London.
April 2014 Abbey Theatre Ireland – Twelfth Night ●Assistant movement director. March 2014- ongoing. Music of Canvas ●Movement Director Devised a dance work based on research in Sri Lanka. January 2014. Brillig Ensemble ●Movement director The Mozart Experience 2014. January 2013. Harlequino- Royal College of Music ●Director Directed the new opera work Harlequino by Peter Longworth. January – April 2013. Unravelling-Barbican Collaborate ●Deviser/ Director Devised and directed an immersive theatre production with Guildhall Opera Singers. January 2012 Resolution! Platform for new dance ●Movement director International Theatre Institute and on the international theatre research project “The Art of Dialogue” Artistic director Prof.Dr. Jurij Alschwitz
Charlie studied at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has an MA at for training actors in movement. She also trained at The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts and The Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts.Movement Direction and Choreography
Credits: The Time of my Life (Watford Palace Theatre); The Rivals, Aladdin, The Grapes of Wrath, King David, Man of Blood, Hell is Empty and all the Devil’s Are Here!, Cinderella, TWO, Sleeping Beauty, Assistant to Sue Lefton for IPH… and Death of a Salesman, Jack & the Beanstalk, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Beauty and the Beast, Brass Balls (Mercury Theatre, Colchester). Various corporate events, fashion and hair shows, drama summer schools and workshops.
As Assistant Director: The Winter’s Tale (Mercury Theatre, Colchester).Mercury Theatre Company acting credits include: Alice in the promenade performance of Depot, The Constable in Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Chorus Leader in IPH…, Angelica in Sleeping Beauty, Murrelus / Cicero / Popilius / Cinna the poet / Pindarus in Julius Caesar, Constance Neville in She Stoops to Conquer, Jenny/Letta in Death of a Salesman, Jill in Jack & the Beanstalk, Christine in Miss Julie, Belle in Beauty & the Beast, Megan in Three Heads in a Well, Butler/Greenwool in The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, So Shi in Aladdin, Lily Parr in Famous and Forgotten, Lady La Di Da in Cinderella. She has also appeared in Dick Whittington, Jack & the Beanstalk and The Vagina Monologues.Other theatre credits include: Ensemble in the national tour of Stuart Little (Polka Theatre), Louise in Bodytalk (Mad Half Hour), Stars of the Musicals (West End International, Olympic stadium, Kuala Lumpar), Seaside Special (Pavilion Theatre, Cromer), and Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Norwich).
Television credits include: The Way We Live Now (ITV), The Bill (Pearson Television) and Where It’s At (Sky Digital).