Charlotte Boye-Christensen

CHARLOTTE BOYE-CHRISTENSEN, a native of Copenhagen, received her formal training at London Contemporary Dance School and at the Laban Centre in London, and completed her MFA Degree at Tisch School of the Arts. Charlotte has been commissioned to create new works for: Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet West, Singapore Dance Theatre, Danish Dance Theatre, Compania Danza Contemporanea Ccu in Mexico, Verb Ballets in Cleveland, Ballet de Camaguey in Cuba, The Arts Fissions Dance Company in Singapore, Tisch School of the Arts' Second Avenue Dance Company in NYC, London Contemporary Dance School's Edge Dance Company, and Utah Symphony and Opera. In 2002 she joined Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. She became the Artistic Director in 2008 and created 26 new works with the company. In 2013 she formed NOW-ID, an interdisciplinary contemporary dance and design company together with her husband, architect Nathan Webster. As a soloist, Charlotte has performed at the International Choreographic platform in Almada, Portugal, at the Marato de l'espectacle in Barcelona, Spain, at the Metropolitan Museum of photography in Tokyo, Japan, at Lasalle-Sia, College of the Arts in Singapore and more. She has choreographed at the Universities of Texas-Austin, TCU, Princeton, Rutgers, Utah, Southern Mississippi, at The National School for Contemporary Dance in Denmark, The Kuopio and Oulu Conservatories in Finland, Arnheim Academy and European Dance Development Center in the Netherlands, The Royal Danish Ballet School, University of the Americas in Mexico, and at the Bellas Artes International Choreography Competition in Mexico City. She has staged her work at the Kaleidoskop Theatre, at the New Opera house and "Den Nye Scene" in Copenhagen, at NYU/ Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in NYC, at the Alliance Francaise in Singapore and she directed the stage workshop at the famed Bauhaus Institute in Germany. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship and grants from the Theatre and Arts Councils in Denmark, Germany, Mexico and Singapore, a grant from the Toyota Foundation and three from the Augustinus Foundation in Denmark amongst others, as well as a recipient of the Choo-San Goh Award for Choreographic Excellence and locally in Utah - six "Artys" for "Best choreography".