Charlie Ashwell is a dance artist working with choreography, writing and dramaturgy. As a dancer, they have worked with Seke Chimutengwende & Friends, Dog Kennel Hill Project, Janine Harrington and Florence Peake. They currently work as producer and dramaturg with Seke Chimutengwende and Es Morgan, alongside teaching technique, improvisation and choreography at the University of Roehampton.
Charlie’s choreographic practice explores the tensions, ironies and possibilities of witchcraft, bringing it into contact with experimental dancing and feminist politics. Recent solo Banishing Dance was performed at Space Studios, Hackney, as part of F U T U R E R I T U A L, and Wellcome Collection as part of The Place’s SPLAYED Festival. spells will be the next work in Charlie’s witchcraft series, in collaboration with Es Morgan, and is commissioned by F U T U R E R I T U A L, in partnership with Kunstraum.