Charles Linehan is an independent choreographer whose company has performed in over 20 countries and received commissions from Dance Umbrella, Royal Festival Hall, Joint Adventures, Munich; Dance4 Nottingham, PACT Zollverein Essen, Danceworks Toronto, Danspace, New York and Brighton Festival.

He is an Associate Artist at Dance4, Nottingham.


Charles Linehan has been Choreographer in Residence at The Place Theatre, London; Joint Adventures, Munich and Fabrica, Brighton as part of Brighton Festival 2014.


Venues and Festivals the company has performed at include: Brussels (Kaai Theatre), Paris (Rencontres Choregraphiques Internationales de Saint-Denis), Venice Biennale, Muffathalle, Munich, National Arts Centre Ottawa, Hermitage St. Petersburg, DanSpace New York, Dublin International Dance Festival, Brighton Festival and multiple venues in London and throughout the UK.


After living in Berlin for two years Charles and his family returned to Brighton in 2013 after being appointed Reader in Choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.


Charles Linehan Company have toured to the following countries:

Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK and the USA.


“One of our classiest choreographers”
The Guardian

“As Linehan has proved for over a decade now, the best things often come in the least hyped packages.”
The Observer

“The effect? Strange, almost alien, and beautiful."
The Times on Shadow Drone film



The Shadow Drone Project, New York

Film selected for 45th Annual Dance on Camera Festival, Experimental Shorts Program, at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York. February 4-7 2017

The Shadow Drone Project, Munich

Screening at Schwere Reiter, Munich. International programme of performance and film. November 26/27 2016