MS. CHARLOTTE SMITH
Miss Charlotte Smith is a Los Angeles based dancer, teacher, and choreographer. She is acting Rehearsal Director and founding member of MULTIPLEX DANCE, and also dances with Sean Greene’s Shield Wall Dance Company, Kelly Alvarez & Artists, and BrockusRED. This year Miss Charlotte has joined Donna Sternberg and Dancers for their season including a tour to Mexico in 2018 Miss Charlotte primarily teaches contemporary modern dance on the West Coast including classes for Revolution Dance Center, MXD, UC Irvine, Contemporary Modern Dance Collective (CMDC), Cornish College of the Arts, Brockus Conservatory, and Idyllwild Arts Academy. She is also a choreographer for JKDC and is presenting multiple works at RDC’s downtown showcase at LA Theater Center in January. Her choreographic works have been showcased in LA, Seattle, and New York, including multiple premiers in the West Hollywood Dance Festival. In April 2018, Miss Charlotte is presenting her first half-evening length work in collaboration with composer, Zac Greenberg, and live orchestra, Concert Nova, in Cincinnati, OH. Miss Charlotte is an alumni of Idyllwild Arts Academy (Outstanding Dancer of the Year 2008), SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance (where she performed with the Purchase Dance Corps), and finally as a scholarship student graduating Cum Laude with a BFA in dance from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA When not dancing, Miss Charlotte is Office Manager of an MMA dojo, and works in arts administration for Brockus Project Dance Company and LA Dance Festival. Additionally, Charlotte is certified as a yoga teacher (200-hour Yoga Alliance), personal trainer (ACE), and CPR (American Heart Association). RDC classes with Miss Charlotte are primarily focused on Modern technique, with additional focus on exploration, conditioning, mobility, specificity, and an emotional connection to movement. These classes are conducted in a more classical setting that is geared towards building a better understanding of proper body mechanics and an expressive movement vocabulary. Please arrive at Miss Charlotte’s classes excited to challenge your physical capacity and understanding of movement through technique and creativity. Kneepads and/or pants are recommended.
Artistic, Focused, and Distinct