Professional Training: Charlotte Vincent

3, 10, 17 June

Vincent Dance Theatre

Class description

Sessions focus on release work, partnering skills and short choreographic tasks to find meaning in movement.

About Charlotte Vincent

Charlotte founded Vincent Dance Theatre (VDT) in 1994 and has produced, directed and designed all the company’s work to date on stage and on film, performing until 2005. Vincent is an experienced workshop leader, facilitator and lecturer and has delivered a huge range of talks, seminars, practice based workshops and creative residencies in higher education and in dance / performance venues and agencies nationally and internationally over thirty years. Vincent regularly mentors mid-career artists, has led participatory projects at Yorkshire Dance, Pavilion Dance SW, Dance East, Dance City and The Place.

She has also taught as a visiting artist at Trinity Laban Conservatoire; London Contemporary Dance School; Northern School of Contemporary Dance; University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins; Goldsmiths; Warwick amongst others UK universities and Linz Conservatoire, Austria; Montclair State University, NJ, USA; Baltic University of Dance, Gdansk as well teaching students and emerging dance artists in Germany, Spain, Poland, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Taiwan, Canada and the USA. 

Leading VDT, Vincent has also produced and facilitated projects with specific groups including young offenders, women in recovery from substance misuse, prisoners, care-experienced young people and vulnerable adults. Vincent’s live and film installation work has toured extensively across the UK, Europe and internationally with her online work reaching a global audience via VDT’s You Tube Channel and Digital Theatre +.

In 2023, Vincent became a Dr of Performing Arts with a PhD by publication reflecting on VDT’s Socially Engaged Practice from Canterbury Christ Church University.

Bio and class description provided by the artist.

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