Charla Genn

Charla Genn

Teacher at Cedar Lake Contemporary Dance

Cedar Lake Contemporary Dance

General Information


Artistic Director of Ballet Manhattan and the Rehearsal Director - American Repertory Ballet Company

Guest Ballet Teacher - Ballet Hispanico

Artistic Director - Manhattan Ballet

International Guest Teacher - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre


University of Cape Town Ballet School

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Faculty | Ballet Hispanico

Charla Genn (Guest Ballet Teacher) was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Charla attended the University of Cape Town Ballet School and currently teaches company classes at Cedar Lake Contemporary Dance, the Metropolitan Opera, Ballet Hispanico, and Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo.
Previously, she was the artistic director of Ballet Manhattan and the rehearsal director of the American Repertory Ballet.

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South African International Ballet Competition Announces the Winners! |

Two of the panel are South Africans living abroad: Laveen Naidu, formerly a dancer with the Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) and now the Executive Director of that company, and former dancer Charla Genn, previously the Artistic Director of Manhattan Ballet in New York, and an international guest teacher with companies such as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and Les Ballets de Trockaderos.

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