Episode 4: Charlotte Edmonds

Broadcast date: 3 November 2022

Unusually, Charlotte Edmonds began her career as a professional choreographer while still a teenager. The RAD spotted her talent for making dance when she was just 18: she was Commissioned Choreographer for the RAD’s Genée International Ballet Competition (now named The Fonteyn) in 2015, and also became The Royal Ballet’s inaugural young choreographer. She continues to navigate a varied freelance career, often making her own creative opportunities.

Charlotte Edmonds

Charlotte Edmonds is a choreographer, dancer and filmmaker. In 2013 she received her first choreographic commission from the Yorke Dance Project and The Royal Ballet and has an impressive number of choreographies to her name. She studied at the Royal Ballet School and Rambert and was The Royal Ballet’s Inaugural Young Choreographer. She has also worked with Dutch National Ballet Junior Company, Studio Wayne McGregor and Ballet Cymru, and was Commissioned Choreographer for the RAD’s Genée International Ballet Competition (now The Fonteyn). She founded Cameo, a series of dialogues with female and non-binary dance makers; and drawing on her own experience, co-founded Move Beyond Words, to amplify the voices of artists with dyslexia.

Find out more about the Fonteyn competition.

Charlotte Edmond’s website.

Move Beyond Words.

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