Charles was born in Paris in 1983. He was trained by Meg Harper (Merce Cunningham Co.), Robert Wilson and Philippe Chemin.

He conceives shows between theater, dance and visual arts, with subjects where fiction and reality collide. He presents two fake solo pieces in 2019 with the female performer being the subject of the piece, I hope at Ménagerie de Verre in Paris and SALOME at Odeon Theater in Bucarest. In 2017/18, he created 20 silences at Vicenza Festival, based on his research at NASA and Athens by night at Craiova National Theater, based on two Shakespeare plays, Timon of Athens and Midsummer NIght's Dream. His works since 2008 include productions at Performa Biennial in New York, Havana Biennial, Babel Festival in Romania, Bregenz International Festival, Moscow Contemporary Art Biennial.

He also works as a co-director for Robert Wilson and collaborated with him in over twenty countries. In 2018/19, Charles co-directs Mary Said with Isabelle Huppert and Jungle Book with CocoRosie by Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, tours Rhinoceros by Ionesco and Krapp's Last Tape by Beckett where he directs Wilson on stage, and remounts the mythical I La Galigo in Indonesia. He participates in the artistic orientation of the Watermill Center, a laboratory for performance created by Wilson in New York. 

He has had a long carrier as an actor with Meg Harper, Robert WIlson, Philippe Chemin and many others in places like Comédie-Française, Lincoln Center in New York, Festival d’Avignon, Festival d’Automne à Paris, Mmoma Moscou, Barbican Center in London and other major French and European theaters.

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