Butcher, Rosemary (1947–)

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Butcher, Rosemary (1947–)

British dancer. Born Feb 4, 1947, in Bristol, England; trained at Dartington College of Arts, 1965–69; studied with Dorothy Madden at University of Maryland and at Merce Cunningham Studio in NY.

Launched career with choreography for Scottish Ballet's Moveable Workshop (1974); founded Rosemary Butcher Dance Company (1975); taught and held residencies as choreographer at numerous institutions, including Dunfermeline College, Glasgow (1973–74), Dartington College, Gloucestershire (1980–81), Laban Centre, London, and Surrey University, Guildford.