Charlotte Bydwell

Charlotte Bydwell is a graduate of the Juilliard Dance Division and the Old Globe/USD MFA Acting Program who has performed and choreographed at leading theaters around the world, as well as in recognized film/TV productions. Her training and experience in both dance and theater, with a particular focus on comedic works, have led to a varied career working alongside directors such as Richard Nelson, David Hyde Pierce, Rob Melrose, Arin Arbus and Taibi Magar. Select performance credits include: The Michaels (Public Theater), HELP (The Shed), A Month in the Country (Williamstown), Private Lives (The Cape Playhouse), Twelfth Night, Othello, Comedy of Errors (The Old Globe), PARIS! (Company XIV), Monica Bill Barnes & Co. (various venues, company member), Keigwin + Co. (The Joyce). She most recently served as the choreographer for the 2023 National Tour of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ and as the revival choreographer for ‘La Traviata’ at the Houston Grand Opera. Other notable choreography credits include: season choreographer on Comedy Central’s sketch series ‘Alternatino’ and multiple collaborations with Mighty Earth to marry movement with climate activism. Charlotte premiered her debut one-woman show, ‘Woman of Leisure and Panic’, as part of the 8th Annual soloNOVA Festival (New York Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Performance Art Production). A combination of dance, theater and comedy, the show was remounted for performances at the NY International Fringe Festival, Anita’s Way and the First Person Arts Festival. It has also been translated into Spanish and performed across Mexico. Her solo film, ‘The Nude Model’, premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe before screening at film festivals around the world focused on boundary-pushing cinema. Charlotte created ‘Moving into Language’, a movement-based approach to acting for performers and creators of all kinds, and has taught at Juilliard, Barnard, Gibney, Peridance, the Ken Studio and Dance Device Lab. More info at:

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