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Charlie Dearnley has received commissions to create performances from: Dance City, Embassy Gallery, Future Everything Festival and Breeze Creatives, alongside presenting work at venues nationally and internationally, including for Glasgow International 2016, the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, and at the International Conference on Live Coding in Canada. Charlie also works with a multitude of dance companies internationally as a dancer/performer and a writer, such as Peter Groom Dance Theatre, Lizzie J Klotz, State of Grace North East, and Surface Area Dance. Charlie is also a performer for SPARK!, the LED drummers. Charlie is an associate artist of Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle. 

  • 2018 – The Skeleton Maze (Scratch #1) – Alphabetti Theatre
  • 2018 – The Mushroom That Slew Me – Alphabetti Theatre
  • 2016 – CHURCH – Collaborative Solo with Sean Cotterill, commissioned by Dance City Presented at Dance Edits, Dance City, Newcastle
  • 2016 – ICLC – Collaboration with Sean Cotterill, Presented at the International Conference on Live Coding, Hamilton, Canada
  • 2016 – Tome pt.2 – Glasgow International 
  • 2016 – Tome full order of service – Collaboration with Sean Cotterill, commissioned by at performed at Future Everything Festival, Manchester
  • 2015 – FOREST – Performed as part of LOOM, The Northern Charter, Newcastle
  • 2015 – 

    BABBLE – 

    Collaborative performance with TURC, Sean Cotterill, Lauren Vevers at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gateshead

  • 2017 – THE HERMIT CAVE – Performance and presentation event. Supported by Dance City and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. Newcastle
  • 2015-16 – BABBLE 1/2/3- For: Future Everything Festival, Baltic Centre for Contemporary art Gateshead, and Breeze Creatives Sunderland
  • 2015 – LOOM – Performance event at The Northern Charter, Newcastle

  • 2019 – Hand in Hand – Chisato Minamimura – Cast member and dancer, devising and performing
  • 2018/present – Spark! Original LED Drummers – Performer, international touring
  • 2018/present – Behind the Face of a Rock Throwing Stones – Nicole Vivien Watson and Surface Area Dance Theatre – Dancer/Researcher
  • 2016/present – Go Away Johnny – Dancer, Peter Groom Dance Theatre
  • 2018 – To Suit Altofest Residency Malta – Dancer, Choreographed by Lizzie J Klotz
  • 2018 – Cirque Bijou Tall Ships opening Ceremony – Assistant choreographer for a community cast
  • 2017 – HUMANS – State of Grace Physical Theatre – Dancer, devising and performing
  • 2017 – Arthur’s Odyssey – Circus Central – Cast member and script consultant devising and performing
  • 2017 – Alice – Writer and Script Consultant 
  • 2017 – Machine Mind – State of Grace Phsycial Theatre – Dancer, devising.
  • 2016 – Millionfish – Lizzie J Klotz – Writer
  • 2015/2018 – To Suit – Lizzzie J Klotz – Dancer, devising and performing/touring
  • 2019 – Arcane Dance – A regular tarot led improvised dance class in Space Six, Newcastle
  • 2017 – Dance Club – A series of 4 improvisation workshops at The NewBridge Project, Newcastle
  • 2017 – Movement Workshop – 2 day workshop led alongside Tracey Tofield for Newcastle University Fine Art students
  • 2015– ACT1/ACT2 – 2 day workshop led alongside Tracey Tofield and Olivia Turner for Newcastle University Fine Art students

  • 2012 – 2016 Newcastle University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) (1st Class)