Co-founder and artistic director of The Red Rabbit Project, Charmaine is a vocalist, composer and director whose multi-disciplinary skills have been sought after for dance, theatre, film, circus arts and TV productions.
An award winning composer and vocalist, she has written and performed over thirty soundtracks for productions that have taken her all over the world. She has written music and collaborated with The Cirque du Soleil, Le Théatre Galileo, Les Sept Doigts de la Main, Voxtrot Theatre Co. and Les Gens D’R’. She has also worked for internationally reknowned choreographers and dance companies across Canada, the US and Europe. She has taught and continues teaching Master class workshops in voice and movement across Canada.
She has collaborated with Danse Sauvage (Canada), Risa Steinberg of The Jose Limon Co. (New York), Gerald Casel of the Stephen Petronio Co. (New York), Milton Myers of The Alvin Ailey Co. (New York), Les Ballets du Nord (France), Suzanne Linke (Germany), Angelique Wilkie (Brussels), Vibeke Muaysa (Denmark) and institutes such as Impulstanz in Vienna.
What is she up to now?
Vocalist, composer, director
Charmaine is becoming more and more popular for her direction of multi-disciplinary performances that place dance at the center of her work.
Charmaine is currently working on her first short film; “Alice in another Carol’s Wonderland featuring renowned dancer Carol Prieur”. Will be featuring in FIFA. She is also working on three major branding projects for The Red Rabbit Project. Charmaine is presently working as the musical director and composer for La Marche du Crabe and will be performing with them this coming May. [i]She is also writing a full scale musical that she hopes to finish this summer.
Her most recent piece was the last part of a triptych that featured eight of the country’s leading dancers and a team of award winning collaborators. "Terminus", a co-production with Danse Cité, played to sold out houses across Montreal in November 2012.
Films of her work directed by Marlene Millar have been featured in International film festivals as well as on Bravo. "Quarantaine 4X4" was also part of an exhibition that took place at The Museum of Illustrators in New York - featuring a retrospective of illustrator Pol Turgeon's acclaimed work.