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Meet the Tutor

Charlie Dixon

Charlie trained at Trinity Laban and is freelance dance artist. Charlie is a choreographer and workshop leader with a passion for introducing children to creative dance. Charlie works extensively with children and vulnerable adults with special educational needs, promoting an inclusive dance ethos.

Charlie is part of 4Motion Dance Theatre Company, based in Windsor as well as the Co- founder of Laowai Collab Dance. Charlie has spent some time with Epic Arts, an Arts Company in Cambodia creating new dance work.

As an Arts Award practitioner Charlie truly believes it is an accreditation that can support any student in further development.

What Is Arts Award?

Arts Award is a range of unique, nationally recognised, qualifications that supports anyone aged up to 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form - from fashion to digital art, pottery to poetry.

Absolutely any art from can be used during the award process - dance, drama, singing, music, drawing, visual arts, film and media.

Click here to find out more about how you can get involved in the Arts Award at Norden Farm


Taking part in the Arts Award will give you the chance the to:

  • Develop and learn new art skills
  • Work with professional practitioners
  • See live performances
  • Meet professional artists
  • Build a portfolio of your achievements
  • Meet likeminded people interested in the arts
  • Gain experience and knowledge to progress into further education and employment

You’ll end up with a portfolio or arts log that shows off your creativity and gives you a recognised national qualification or award to put on your CV.

You’ll need to:

  • Take part in different arts activities
  • Be inspired by artists and arts organisations
  • Experience arts events
  • Share your arts skills with others
  • Put together a portfolio or arts log in your own choice of format

And for Silver and Gold you'll also get to:

  • Set yourself arts challenges
  • Organise your own projects
  • Research arts careers and the arts sector

about 4 hours ago This Sunday don’t miss Salsa at the Farm with Son Yambu – a great way to round of your summer in style! Dance the night away to authentic Cuba son, the intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa! Join us for a free salsa dance workshop to show off your moves --> https://norden.farm/events/salsa-at-the-farm-with-son-yambu-01

about 5 hours ago Have you see the line up for The Big Berkshire Beach Gig? Six of the most exciting local bands and singer-songwriters perform on our beachside and Studio stages on Saturday 24 August from 8pm. Tickets are just £5!

about 6 hours ago There are only five more days left before The Maidenhead Beach closes! Don’t miss out on chilling in our hammocks, going on an adventure in our blue boat or Tiki Hut and have a great meal and cold drink on our outside tables. More info about the beach here --> https://norden.farm/events/the-maidenhead-beach-at-norden-farm-78

about 6 hours ago RT @NaomiLWood: ⁦@nordenfarm⁩ gorgeous theatre in Maidenhead. A wonderful array of soloists with WEO chorus. All tickets £18 so buy early…

1 day ago Jazz at the Farm is back this Autumn and kicking us off his Steve Waterman on Friday 20 September --> https://norden.farm/events/steve-waterman-trumpet-74 Steve is one of the most sought-after jazz musicians in Europe. Partnered with creative young saxophonist Piers Green this is a great way to welcome in Autumn!

1 day ago This Saturday join us for a music gig – on our beach! Groove along to bands in the studio or chill out in hammocks while listening to acoustic singers on the beach all for just £5! --> https://norden.farm/events/the-big-berkshire-beach-gig-64 The Big Berkshire Beach Gig will be headlined by Papa Truck!

2 days ago This Friday see the blues and rock guitarist Rob Tognoni bring his fiery and energetic show to our main stage for just £15! Rob has opened for the greats including Roy Buchanan and Joe Walsh from the Eagles

2 days ago We only have one more week of Craft and Storytelling at the Farm! Next week have a go at making your very own Surf Board and Keyring, a clay seahorse or a pirate headdress and ship for just £5 per session --> https://norden.farm/events/arts-and-crafts-session

2 days ago Janine Johnson brings The Hits of Whitey Houston to Norden Farm on Saturday 21 September --> https://norden.farm/events/the-hits-of-whitney-houston Bringing the soul and power of one of the greatest soul singers of all time Janine recreates some of Whitney’s timeless tracks including I Wanna Dance With Somebody, I Will Always Love You and The Greatest Love Of All!

3 days ago See comedian, Tom Rosenthal live on Thursday 19 September --> https://norden.farm/events/tom-rosenthal-manhood Let the beaky boy from Channel 4’s Friday Night Dinner and ITV’s Plebs entertain you with a brand-new stand-up show Manhood!

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