Charlotte Armitage

Charlotte is the Managing Director of YAFTA and YAFTA Talent Agency. She has worked as both a TV presenter and actress, having had roles in Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Happy Valley. In addition to her work in the film & TV industry, Charlotte is a doctoral counselling psychologist in training, currently working in the NHS. Charlotte uses her unique skill set and experience as a psychologist to help those in the performance industry. Additionally, she is passionate about using the arts to help to improve mental wellbeing. Charlotte’s industry and psychological experience have been instrumental in the development of the structured syllabus and assessment processes delivered by YAFTA which not only equip students with the necessary skill and tools to work in the industry, but also prepares them psychologically for the demands of working in the film & TV industry.