Texas Tech University

Charlotte Boye-Christensen

Associate Professor | Head of Dance
Theatre and Dance

Email: charlotte.boye-christensen@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-6685

Charlotte Boye-Christensen, a native of Copenhagen, received her formal training at London Contemporary Dance School and at the Laban Centre (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of dance and music) in London and completed her MFA Degree at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Charlotte has choreographed 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. For the latter she created the choreography for Stravinsky's "Soldier's Tale" and "Renard". 

In 2002 she joined Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, located in Salt Lake City, Utah to assist in the artistic direction of the company. She became the Artistic Director in 2008 and created 26 new works on the company. In 2013 she stepped away from that position to form NOW-ID, an interdisciplinary performance and production company. So far, the company has created twelve site-specific productions/events/workshops and toured Nationally and Internationally, most recently to the prestigious Copenhagen Opera Festival. As a soloist, Charlotte has performed at the International Choreographic platform in Almada, Portugal, at the Marato de l'espectacle in Barcelona, at the Metropolitan Museum of photography in Tokyo, and at Alliance Francaise in Singapore. She has choreographed at the Universities of Texas, Richmond, TCU, Princeton, Rutgers, Utah, Long Beach California, Simon Fraser in Vancouver, 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, Lasalle-SIA, College of the Arts in Singapore, The Royal Danish Ballet School, University of the Americas in Mexico, and at the Bellas Artes International Choreography Competition in Mexico City. 

Charlotte has been invited as a choreographer to create work at "The Yard" Dance Colony in Massachusetts, The International Course for Professional Choreographers and Composers in England, at PACT/Zollverein in Essen, Germany and to teach and choreograph at the International Dance Competition in Seoul. 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 for choreography from the Theatre and Arts Councils in Denmark and Singapore, a grant from the Toyota Foundation and three from the Augustinus Foundation in Denmark, Charlotte is also a recipient of the Choo-San Goh Award for Choreographic Excellence and locally in Utah - six "Artys" for "Best choreography".
Charlotte Boye-Christensen

Degrees Held:

MFA in Dance from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

BA in Dance Theatre from the Laban Centre (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance) in London