ABOUT

From Scotland, Charlotte trained at London Contemporary Dance School, The Scottish School of Contemporary Dance and Scottish Dance Theatre creative learning.

She has performed throughout the UK, EU, Australia and USA in works by Pink Mama Theatre, Eva Recacha, Curious Seed, Hannes Langolf and Dam Van Huynh amongst others.

Charlotte will continue to develop her solo 'And' in Spring 2020. She will preview it at RISE Festival in Findhorn on May 16th and premiere it in Dance Base's Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme in August 2020. Pat Kinevane and Solène Weinachter will assist in directing the dramaturgy and movement of the solo and Christine Devaney at Curious Seed will continue to mentor Charlotte throughout the process. 

Charlotte is co-founder of The Yonis with Haley Jayne Gash. The Yonis are a contemporary movement girl band based in London. The Yonis have been commissioned to perform at Edinburgh and Camden Fringe Festivals, Brainchild Festival, V&A London, The Place, Dazed and Confused Magazine and are girl band in residence at Womxn SRSLY, in London. They collaborate extensively with other artists and in July 2020 they will tour their debut album. 

Charlotte began her dancing career with Highland, a traditional Scottish form of movement and taught this from a young age. She has always been passionate about teaching and sharing. She has taught at New Dance Academy, Bern; London Contemporary Dance School; Scottish Dance Theatre creative learning; Dance House, Glasgow; Dance Base, Edinburgh and Angus City Council. She also worked at The Royal Ballet School for two years as Associate Centre Assistant.

From August 2017 - July 2018 Charlotte was mentored by Al Seed, as part of the DEBS scheme at Dance Base, Edinburgh.

From January 2019 - January 2020, Charlotte was a Sweetshop Tiger participant with Sally Marie. 

In 2020, just before COVID19 struck, Charlotte performed in Shave Town by Pink Mama Theatre - her fourth production with the company. She would have then toured Eva Recacha's duet Aftermath; preview and premiered here solo work And, and released and toured The Yonis debut album. More to come on what will happen in 2020 now.....

© Charlotte Mclean. 

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