Charlotte Brathwaite (director, performer) A native of Toronto, Canada, she joined La MaMa E.T.C’s Great Jones Repertory as a dancer/actor at the age of 16 and performed in New York and internationally in over 12 countries with the company. As a director, her work has been presented in America, Mexico, the Netherlands, Germany and Croatia. Recently, she directed American Schemes by Radha Blank, commissioned and produced by NYC Summerstage, as well as Good Goods by Christina Anderson and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams at Yale School of Drama. Charlotte has assistant directed for Yale Opera, Yale Repertory Theater and Lincoln Center. She is a trained dancer, holds a BA from the Amsterdam School for the Arts in the Netherlands (physical theater) and a MFA from the Yale School of Drama (directing). Charlotte is the winner of a 2010 Princess Grace Foundation George C. Wolfe Award.