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Amy Butler

Thurs 23rd May 2024, 10am

About the class

Amy’s class incorporates a variety of techniques and styles and invites participants to
explore a wide range of movement principles and dynamics. The class moves from the
somatic to the athletic, and encourages the body to find new textures and coordinations.
Musicality and elements rhythm work are featured throughout.

In-class Information

The studio at FABRIC will be accessible from 10 am for participants to use for self-warm-up, to get familiar with the space and/or to mingle. 

Please note: filming for social media takes place in class. If you do not wish to be filmed, please inform a member of staff or the Brum Pro Class Co-ordinator before class.

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Class FAQs

Brum Pro Class is for any professional artists or second/third-year vocational dance students who would like to continue development and push themselves in a challenging, high-quality professional class.

Classes take place in a variety of locations in the city.  Normally this is either FABRIC’s Studios, which is based on the Birmingham Hippodrome campus or ACE Dance and Music in Digbeth. Classes may also take place at other studios so please check carefully on booking, or call or visit.

FABRIC  
Birmingham Hippodrome
Thorp Street
Birmingham
B5 4TB
UK

T: +44(0)121 667 6730


ACE Dance and Music

ACE Space,

54-57 Floodgate Street,

Birmingham,

B5 5SL

UK

T: 0121 314 5830

Yes, although for many this is unlikely to be the most cost-effective way to book.  PAYG cost £8 per class and can be purchased in advance directly from here or via card payment at reception 10 minutes before the start of a class.

Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded unless the class is cancelled.

We have a Monthly or Termly Membership that can all be set up online, full details can be found here.

Membership commences on the “Start Date” shown on the membership acceptance email – which is sent automatically when a member pays the fee.

Key Information

The first time you book a class you will need to make a new account. 

Booking online in advance is recommended. 

Card payment is available on the day at reception. 

Please note: filming for social media takes place in class. If you do not wish to be filmed, please inform a member of staff or the Brum Pro Class Co-ordinator before class.

Location

ACE dance & music

Tutor

Amy Butler

Amy is a senior dance artist and rehearsal director for Stopgap Dance Company, rehearsal director for Akram Khan Company specifically for their work for young people, choreographer and performer for Highly Sprung Performance Co. and performer and rehearsal director for Sophie Nüzel.

Since 2020 Amy has been instrumental in the development of ‘Home Practice’ a YouTube channel specifically for dance and designed to be inclusive and available to all. One of her main areas of research is in inclusive movement practices and last year she was awarded DYCP funding to continue to input into this area of her work.

Amy’s previous work includes performing ‘Adrenaline Rush’ at the Royal Albert Hall for the Festival of Remembrance, ‘Hope’ at Wembley Arena for the Paralympic Home Coming event and ‘Abide with Me’ at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympics.

She has extensive dance theatre experience working with Aracaladanza, Cas public, Lastheatre, State of Emergency, Telling Tales and Highly Sprung Performance Co. At London Southbank University Amy created and facilitated a movement module for actors.

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