Charlotte Braithwaite

Director Charlotte Braithwaite (Canada/Barbados/UK) is known for her unique approach to staging classical and unconventional texts, video, film, dance, visual art, multi-media, site-specific installation, performance art, plays and music events. Her work has been seen in the Americas, Europe, the Caribbean and Asia and ranges in subject matter from the historical past to the distant future illuminating issues of race, sex, power and the complexities of the human condition.

Named as one of the “up-and-coming women in theatre to watch” by Playbill, Braithwaite is recipient of several awards and citations including the Prelude Festival Franky Award, the Princess Grace Award, the Julian Milton Kaufman Prize (Yale), a Rockefeller Residency, and the National Performing Network Creation Fund. She received her MFA at Yale School of Drama and her BA in Physical Theater at the Amsterdam School for the Arts (the Netherlands). She has been a Visiting Professor at Amherst College and a Visiting Artist at Williams College.