Meet Charlotte Vincent: one of the inspiring panelists at our upcoming Making Your Passion Your Business brunch and networking event.
‘One of the most important feminist artists working in Britain today. Contemporary dance fans should beat a path to her door.’ – The Observer.
Charlotte formed Vincent Dance Theatre (VDT) in 1994 and has directed all the company’s work to date. Vincent Dance Theatre (VDT) produce powerful and engaging dance theatre work accompanied by extensive programmes of social engagement and professional development work. VDT is an international, intergenerational ensemble devising collaborative, interdisciplinary performance work on stage, on film and online.
Under Charlotte’s leadership, VDT allies the collaborative approach in the studio to the ethos and structure of the company, campaigning relentlessly for gender equality and providing supportive conditions for parents to return to work. Charlotte has a distinctive voice acts as a mentor, facilitator, provocateur and catalyst for critical debate and social change. She regularly teaches choreography, devising and composition at Universities across the UK and directs independent artists’ work.
Charlotte sat on the Artists Advisory Group at Yorkshire Dance for 4 years and Steering Group for Dance UK’s National Choreographic Conference in 2013 and 2016. She completed a Clore Leadership Short Course (2010), the Clore Programme for CEO/Artistic Directors (2011) and Clore Brave Conversations Programme (2013). VDT is one of 600 National Portfolio Organisation, funded by Arts Council England and Associate Company at Brighton Dome and Festival.
Vincent is currently a Dream Artist at Pavillion Dance South West. VDT was nominated for Best Independent Company at the National Dance Awards in 2016.