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Rae Charles Harge

Rae Charles Harge made her professional performance and choreographic debut in 2011 as a guest artist and choreographer for the Threads Dance Project. The following year, Harge was awarded a BFA in Dance with honors from the Tisch School of the Arts and was also recognized as one of the most “up and coming young choreographers” participating in the 2012 Young Choreographer’s Festival in New York City. Harge has performed the repertoire of Robert Battle, Ron K. Brown, David Dorfman, Larry Kegwin, Alonzo King, Nicholas Leichter, Sydney Skybetter, Kate Weare, and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, among many others, before joining Threads Dance Project as a full-time company member and development manager in 2014. She went on to become an educational leader as dance instructor and board member at PiM Arts High School in Eden Prairie, Minn. Currently, she is fulfilling her passions for the arts, educational reform, and social justice as she pursues a Master’s of Educational Leadership & Policy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.