Janet Charleston has enjoyed working for many years in dance as a performer, teacher, choreographer and rehearsal director. She is currently dancing with Baye & Asa, Christopher Williams, Douglas Dunn, and Taylor Stanley/Alec Knight. Charleston danced with the Lucinda Childs Dance Company for many years and performed in the 1992 world tour of Einstein on the Beach. Other artists she has worked with include Chamecki/Lerner, Kota Yamazaki, David Parker, RoseAnne Spradlin, Stephen Koester, Beverly Blossom, and June Finch. Invited by Merce Cunningham to teach at his studio in 2001, she currently teaches for the Cunningham Trust and independently, and is on faculty for the Cunningham Technique Teacher Training Program. Other teaching engagements have included Sarah Lawrence College, Barnard College, SUNY Purchase, the Joﬀrey Jazz and Contemporary Trainee Program, SEAD (Salzburg, Austria), and El Centro Cultural Los Talleres (Mexico City). She received the Outstanding Teacher Award at the University of Illinois in 2007. Charleston has also taught yoga and movement for children and the elderly. Her work has been presented at venues in New York City, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Arizona, and South America. A Fulbright Scholar in Santiago, Chile in 2008, she subsequently served as Peer Reviewer in Dance for the Fulbright organization. She holds an MFA from the University of Illinois, C-U.