Charlene Brown, co-owner of Island Dance, brings over thirty-nine years of dance experience to her studio. She was a member of the Tacoma Performing Dance Company under the direction of Jo Emery. Charlene has studied with many nationally known teachers.
Through many years of perseverance at Island Dance, Charlene has provided the opportunity for dancers to further their education and help dancers experience Northwest professional teachers.
Charlene's dream of a pre-professional dance company has become a reality in Whidbey Island Dance Theatre. As Artistic Director, she has overseen the productions of The Nutcracker, The Snow Queen and annual WIDT concerts.
Charlene has worked extensively in musical productions and many of her students have won individual titles and honors in dance. Many of her students have gone on to college and received degrees in dance. Her choreography has been seen in numerous local musical and dance productions.
| Tap and Jazz dancers at the barre.||Tap and Jazz student.|
|Teen tappers.||Adults too!|
|Our youngest dancers love their creative class.|