Charmaine Warren is a performer, historian, consultant, and dance writer. She is founder, producer, and artistic director for the Montclair dance festival "Dance on the Lawn," co-curator of Harlem Stage's E-Moves, and lead curator for Dance at the Wassaic Project festival. A former dancer with David Roussvève/REALITY, Warren is a faculty member at Hunter College and Empire State College's Center for Distance Learning, and a former faculty member at The Ailey School, the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, and the Joffrey Ballet School's jazz & contemporary trainee program. Her writing has been published in Dance Magazine, The New York Amsterdam News, and others. Warren holds a PhD in history from Howard University, an MA in dance research, reconstruction, and choreography from the City College of New York, and BAs in speech and theatre, dance, and English from Montclair State University. In 2016, she served as an LOI panelist in Performance.