After retiring from competitive dance, Charles became a world-class adjudicator and received DVIDA, IDTA, and ISTDcertifications. He is also a certified examiner for DVIDA.
Charles has traveled all over the world to teach and coach dancers at every level and most recently starred in Italy’s production of “Dancing with the Stars”. His other performing arts credits include training professional dancers in the film “Mad Hot Ballroom” and the popular U.S. TV shows “So You Think You Can Dance?” and “Dancing with the Stars”. He was one of the originators of “Burn the Floor” and also played a leading role in the film adaptation of the legendary musical “Evita”. Charles has owned and managed several studios throughout Europe, and currently directs three studios in the Tri-State Area: Philadelphia and Exton, P.A.
He coaches all of The Academy of Social Dance instructors on a regular basis and requires them to attend training sessions multiple times a week to meet detailed DVIDA syllabus requirements.