× Menu

About Us

The Team

Amy Butler

INCLUSIVE ARTS PRACTITIONER

In 2013 Amy joined Stopgap Dance Company where she is now one of the senior dance artists. With the company she has toured internationally the following works: ‘Artificial Things’, ‘Bill and Bobby’, ‘The Awakening’ and Stopgap’s most recent creation, ‘The Enormous Room’. Since 2014 Amy has been developing an inclusive yoga practice with the company.

Currently Amy is rehearsal director for Akram Khan Company, specifically for the piece ‘Chotto Desh’. Amy has performed for Akram Khan Company on the 2012 Olympics, Enrique Cabrera (Aracladanza), Helene Blackburn (Cas Public), State of Emergency, Highly Sprung, Ascendance Rep, Jonathan Poole, Motionmanual and Balbir Singh. Earlier this year she acted as a choreographic consultant for Highly Sprung during their creation ‘Tree’.

Her choreographic work includes ‘Slide with the Sun’ commissioned by Stopgap Dance Company, ‘Outside Spaces, Inside Places’ for Ascendance Rep., two short works for Three Scores and most recently ‘Composition in Time’ for Ramallah festival in Palestine.

Amy’s teaching experience has seen her work for Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Yorkshire Dance, RAD, Laban and many international companies.

Amy Butler photo