Jean Butler – Danspace Project

Jean Butler

A brief history of Irish Dance

At the turn of the last century dancing in Ireland was declared ‘Irish Dance’ by the founding members of the Gaelic League whose mission was to promote and preserve the Irish language, sport, and dance. Theirs was a nationalistic mission… Read more

Constellations and Influences: Jean Butler

In 2012 Danspace Project presented two historic Platforms, Parallels and Judson Now. In 2013 we continue to explore artistic constellations and lineages. What web of connections do new generations of artists trace? Who are their influences? This season we will ask each artist… Read more

Jean Butler Critical Correspondence Interview

Jean Butler in Conversation with Jen Rosenblit 10.14.10 Jean Butler, who is renowned for her work as a practitioner of Irish dance, talks with choreographer Jen Rosenblit about DAY, the evening-length solo that she commissioned choreographer Tere O’Connor to create for… Read more

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