Who is Georgina Butler?


Georgina Butler is an editor, a dance writer and a ballet teacher.


Georgina Butler photographed sitting on a wooden floor in the box splits. She is wearing a black leotard, black tutu, pink ballet tights and pink ballet shoes and holding a pen in her right hand. She is leaning forwards slightly and writing in an open notebook that is positioned on the floor directly in front of her.


Life without dance is unimaginable for Georgina. She started ballet lessons when she was a toddler and has been dancing ever since.

Georgina is a first class honours graduate and registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance (BA (Hons), RAD RTS). She achieved distinction at both certificate and diploma level and was awarded an academic bursary by the RAD’s Faculty of Education. Following further training at the Royal Ballet School, she also holds the ‘Inspire’ professional development certificate for classical ballet teachers.

Outside of dance, Georgina is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science (BSc (Hons) LSE), a qualified journalist (National Council for the Training of Journalists) and a certified editor (Publishing Training Centre). Her editorial career to date has included reporting for local newspapers, writing for websites and brands, and developing and editing learning and teaching material.

Georgina is a fellow of Advance HE (FHEA). This is a professional status awarded in recognition of her expertise in teaching and learning and her commitment to enhancing the student experience.

As a dance and theatre writer, Georgina uses her way with words to support companies, creators and venues. She previews and reviews productions and collaborates with artists.

As a ballet teacher, Georgina is experienced in teaching people of all ages and abilities – from tiny tots to advanced vocational students and adults. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for learning, improving, performing and watching dance. Above all, she endeavours to help everyone she works with recognise their strengths and progress positively.


Georgina Butler en pointe in first arabesque.