Rae Charles Harge is a MN native who obtained her BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University with honors. Since returning to the Twin Cities, Charles Harge has been actively engaged with the arts and education communities — teaching both arts and academic courses at top-tier institutions including the University of MN-Twin Cities and Macalester College.

Charles Harge is currently completing doctoral studies researching dance pedagogy, race, and social justice education at the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) while also serving as the Managing Director of Threads Dance Project in Minneapolis, MN.