Chartamia Turner, is a choreographer, dance educator, and arts administrator in the DC Metro Area. A native of Illinois, Chartamia graduated with a BA in dance from Columbia College Chicago, 2013. While living in Chicago, Chartamia has collaborated with visual artists Jillan Soto and Murat Adash. Chartamia has presented works in the Chicagoland area including; Chicago’s Dance Month, LettersTo Obama, BeastWomen Series, Elgin Ties Dance Festival, Delve Showcase, and Joel Hall’s: Dances In The Hall. While in DC, she has had the privilege to perform at DancePlace with Nicole Binder and Gabrielle Revlock and with BodyCartography of Minneapolis, MN and has presented work for Small Plates Dance Festival.