Charlene has trained extensively in Cecchetti method ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, acrobatics, and street dance. She is Co-Director of ‘MiCha Entertainment’ alongside her husband, Miha Matevzic, and together they run workshop classes, perform, teach, and produce the dance showcase ‘Collage’ – a platform for professionals in Toronto to create and share new works.
Charlene danced on the BRIT Awards with Florence and the Machine (choreographed by Sonya Tayeh), and was part of the professional cast in the London Olympic Closing Ceremonies, where she performed with various. She has also worked on a number of commercials and music videos.
Charlene has been teaching dance for over 15 years and is certified with Maple Leaf Dance Masters of America, Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association, and the Performing Arts Educators of Canada.
Charlene is currently studying Psychology at Ryerson University’s Chang School for Continuing Education and recently became a certified yoga instructor. She strives to blend her passions, offering young dancer’s workshops in yoga, movement and breath to enhance their performance skills and allow them to find more stillness and balance in their lives outside of dance. Charlene works regularly as an adjudicator across Canada and is passionate about sharing her experiences in order to educate the future generations of young dancers.
Instructor, Contemporary, Ballet, Young Movers, March Break Arts Camp, 2019 Winter Camp
Office Assistant/Instructor, Young Movers, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Strength Conditioning, Core Blast, AAA (Arms, Abs, A**), 2019 Winter Camp, March Break Arts Camp, Summer Camps
Studio Manager , AAA (Arms, Abs, A**), Body Blast, Cardio Blast, Strength Conditioning, TRX, Young Movers, Personal Training, 2020 Fitness Training Challenge, 2020 Personal Training Challenge, 2020 Small Group Challenge
Owner and Director, Body Blast, Cardio Blast, Core Blast, Kettle Bell, Strength Conditioning, Personal Training, 2020 Fitness Training Challenge, 2020 Small Group Challenge, 2020 Personal Training Challenge
Competitive Dance Director, Acro, Competitive Acro, Contemporary, Competitive Contemporary, Jazz, Competitive Jazz, Cardio Blast, Core Blast, Strength Conditioning, Yoga