Charles Linehan

Graduate Fortnight Session
Charles' class starts with a floor-based warm-up working with weight and articulation. Informed by his experience as a dancer and choreographer, movement phrases are formed and experimental sequences played with.
He is interested in the personal contribution and movement qualities of the participants and has a keenness to view the interpretation and decision making involved in a creative workshop environment.

Professional Release Class
Charles' class starts with a floor-based warm-up working with weight and articulation. Informed by his experience as a dancer and choreographer, movement phrases are formed and experimental sequences played with.

Biography

Charles Linehan trained at the Rambert Academy before going on to work with various contemporary companies throughout Europe, returning to the UK in 1994 to set up his own company.

He was Resident Choreographer at The Place Theatre (1996-1998).

Charles Linehan Company has received commissions from The Royal Festival Hall, Dance Umbrella and The Place Theatre, along with international commissions supported by The British Council.

He has received awards from The Rodin Fund, The Robin Howard Foundation and was the winner of The Jerwood Choreography Award in 1998. He was awarded a scholarship from The Wingate Foundation in 2003.

The company’s most recent programme of work was commissioned by Dance Umbrella, London; Dance Four, Nottingham; Joint Adventures, Munich; DanSpace New York; Danceworks, Toronto and PACT Zollverein, Essen.

Venues and festivals the company has performed at include: Brussels (Kaai Theatre), Paris (Rencontres Choregraphiques Internationales de Saint-Denis), Venice (Venice Biennal), Munich (Joint Adventures, Muffathalle), NAC Ottowa, Hermitage St. Pertersburg, DanSpace New York; Dublin International Dance Festival and venues in London.

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Charles Linehan