"Talented and Engaging singer Charlotte de Graaf"
Volkskrant - 21 Oct 2014
Charlotte de Graaf is a Dutch singer, dancer and actor. She received her education at the University of the Arts (Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where she studied jazz- and musical dance. It was there that Charlotte discovered her additional talents in singing and acting, and she subsequently refined those skills in additional classes alongside the main focus of her education.
After graduating, Charlotte performed in several different productions, from straight theatre (BonteHond), to dance theater (Danstheater AYA), to musical theatre (Albert Verlinde Entertainment). These productions allowed her to showcase her combined talent in dancing, singing and acting. A highlight of that period was Charlotte’s lead role in Snow White and the Seven Breakers. Portraying Snow White, she performed her way into the hearts of many. De Volkskrant, a large newspaper in the Netherlands, described Charlotte as a talented and engaging singer.
In september 2015, Charlotte packed her bags and moved to London to start her postgraduate training at the renowned Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts where she got to play many fascinating characters such as Velma Kelly in Chicago.
Currently, Charlotte is a member of the band Kid Creole & the Coconuts, with which she tours across the world and forms a jazz duo with jazz pianist Alex Hutton. She dedicates her free time to her solo projects, writing new original music in collaboration with other musicians, voice over work and dancing wherever the groove is right. For her spotlight CV, please visit the page 'Contact'.
Her debut single 'Ordinary', in collaboration with Kirab'o, is out on Spotify, Apple Music & Deezer. Please visit the page 'Work' to watch the official music video.
Charlotte started a 30min livestream performance called 'Charlotte's Sofa Sessions' on Instagram & Facebook during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Catch her on @charlottedegraaf1 every Sunday, 19:00 GMT.