Born and raised in Canada, Charlene Hart has been dancing for 28 strong years, and her career is only growing more substantial with every year.
Most recognizable, Charlene achieved the title of final top 5 girls in the hit TV show, “So You Think You Can Dance Canada” Season 3. Back with the SYTYCDC Season 4 audition tour, Charlene was host with ETALK. Since the completion and filming of SYTYCDC, Charlene has returned to BC where she is working hard and traveling the lower mainland teaching workshops, master classes, setting choreography and highlighting in numerous shows.
Charlene has appeared in such shows as: Carnival LA 2010, The Annual Sports BC Award Ceremonies 2011, Women’s Resource Society Show against “Abuse Towards Women,” Vancouver’s Choreography and Talent Showcase ’11 and Cliff House Entertainment production of “Fest of Fools.” Charlene has choreographed for Song, Strings and Steps productions of “Talent,” “A Christmas Tale” and “Hits from Broadway.” Film credits include the movie, from the famous Nickelodeon Production, “Ragz.”
Charlene choreographed for Team Canada West, where they placed Top 5th Finalist Jr. Small Group Modern Formations Division @ ‘World’s’ in Poland with their routine and had the privilege of being the head choreographer for ‘Fraser Valley Stage’s Production of Oklahoma’, where they received standing ovations and sold out performances!
In 2011, she was chosen and awarded by the Abbotsford Arts Council the ‘Arty Award for Outstanding Artist in the Performing Arts, Dance.’
Charlene has trained in numerous dance genres including: Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Hip-Hop, Tap, Pointe, Musical Interpretation, Contact Improvisation, Partnering, African, Salsa, Ballroom, Latin and many others.
She has completed all Royal Academy of Dance graded and vocational exams. Charlene has also earned her certification in Acrobatic Arts and continues to train and extend her certification levels in this field of dance. Charlene was awarded with the title of B.C.’s Provincial Representative for 2 Consecutive years, both resulting in Runner Up in B.C.’s Provincials.
She has also worked with Royal Carribean, Holland America Cruise Lines and lived and trained in New York City. Charlene’s passion for teaching reflects the same passion and love she feels towards dancing herself. She is adamant to pass along the abundance of knowledge, experience, and insight that she has in dance as well as help nurture, develop, and inspire young dancers to chase after their dreams.