Reader in Choreography
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
London SE8 3DZ UK
As Linehan has proved for over a decade now, the best things often come in the least hyped packages.The Observer
Student research and choreography
(Undergraduate and postgraduate)
London Contemporary Dance School
Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance
Professional workshops given throughout the UK, Europe, North and South America, Asia
Charles Linehan has created over fifteen pieces for his own company and numerous national and international commissions. Charles Linehan Company have performed in over 20 countries and received commissions from Dance Umbrella, Royal Festival Hall, Joint Adventures, Munich; Dance 4 Nottingham, PACT Zollverein Essen, Danceworks Toronto, and Danspace, New York.
Venues and Festivals the company has performed at include: Brussels (Kaai Theatre), Paris (Rencontres Choregraphiques Internationales de Saint-Denis), Venice (Venice Biennale), Munich (Joint Adventures, Muffathalle), National Arts Centre Ottawa, Harbourfront, Toronto; Hermitage St. Pertersburg, DanSpace New York, Dublin International Dance Festival, Brighton Festival and multiple venues in London.
Having lived in Berlin for two years, Charles returned to the UK in 2013 when he was appointed Reader in Choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
His latest work The Shadow Drone Project is an aerial film and performance initiative that has been shown in Europe and the USA including Dance Umbrella 2017 in London, Nottdance Festival 2017 at Nottingham Contemporary and Dance on the Camera festival at the Lincoln Centre, New York.
A new work for China’s largest independent dance company, Jin Xing Dance Theatre, will premiere at the National Theatre, Beijing in July 2018.
“one of our classiest choreographers”
Cover photo by Hugo Glendinng