Who is Georgina Butler?
Georgina Butler is a journalist, a dance writer, and a dance teacher who specialises in teaching classical ballet.
Georgina began ballet classes when she was two-and-a-half years old and simply cannot imagine her life without dance. She is trained to advanced vocational level with both the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD).
Georgina is a First Class Honours graduate of the Royal Academy of Dance. As a student on the Academy’s BA (Hons) Dance Education Degree programme, Georgina achieved “Distinction” at both Certificate and Diploma levels and was awarded an academic scholarship bursary by the RAD’s Faculty of Education.
Georgina is also a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science and trained as a journalist. Her journalism career to date has included working as a reporter for local newspapers, contributing diverse editorial to websites, and creating and editing content for global brands.
Now an established dance and theatre writer, Georgina previews and reviews productions from the likes of English National Ballet, Northern Ballet and Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures. She works with these companies, and others, to advocate dance whenever the opportunity may arise.
As a dance teacher, Georgina has experience in teaching people of all ages and abilities – from tiny tots to advanced vocational students and adults. She takes great pride in sharing her enthusiasm for learning, improving, performing and watching dance. Above all, she endeavours to help everyone in her classes recognise their strengths and progress positively.
Georgina is a certified Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) teacher and is trained in pointe shoe fitting. She holds a Full DBS; Sport, Recreation and Leisure Liability Insurance; and Level 3 qualifications in First Aid, Child Protection and Fitness.