Growing up in London, Charlie started dancing at the age of 15. He joined the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance CAT Scheme, studying contemporary and ballet technique whilst getting the opportunity to work with choreographers such as Hofesh Shechter and Joss Arnott.
Charlie continued his training at Northern School of Contemporary Dance, where he graduated with a First Class Ba (Hons). Charlie worked with choreographers such as Charlie Morrissey, Humanhood and Alleyne Dance, amongst others during his training
In his third year, Charlie became an apprentice for Möbius Dance, performing works by Douglas Thorpe and Jamaal Burkmar in an international tour to Malaysia and Sardinia.