Tuesday 19 August 2014


New courses at Brighton Natural Health Centre

Suitable for complete beginners and those with experience in dance, movement, somatic disciplines or performing arts.

Starting on Sep. 17th 2014
Wednesdays 3:30 - 5:00 pm

6-week course = £48 / £42 conc.
drop in £9/£8

- 17 Sep - 22 Oct
- 5 Nov - 10 Dec

Brighton Natural Health Centre. 27 Regent Street.  Brighton BN1 1UL

[photo:  Marco Netto]

Friday 6 June 2014

NATSU NAKAJIMA - workshop in Brighton

The Brighton butoh babes are just back from Natsu Nakajima's intensive in London, 
and looking forward to sharing with you the teachings of this inspiring, amazing butoh pioneer.

Find details on NATSU NAKAJIMA'S workshop in BRIGHTON here

Thursday 24 April 2014

SPRING - SUMMER programme

We are preparing a few surprises for you this season.   New workshops (possibly with invited teachers) will be announced soon, as well as our regular Butoh Night special events.

In the meantime, weekly classes are starting soon (30th April) with a new timetable.  

Blue sky and gentle showers*, damp green and bird sounds travelling on the cool breeze ... SPRING is here.  Let's dance! 

* correction : powerful showers!! ... this morning we woke up to mighty lightning and thunder ... that's good material for dance too !!!

Monday 31 March 2014

outdoors butoh class

** UPDATE Friday 4.4.14
Due to the weather alerts on air pollution, the class on Saturday 5.4.14 will now take place at :

Studio 1. BLANK Studios.  108 North St. Portslade. BN41 1DG
11am - 1 pm  
£10 drop in.

Yes, we're just as disappointed as you are!  ... but no worries, we'll be soon dancing and laughing in the open again, like the wild beings that we are !

see you!


Join us for the last class of the season, before our Easter break.  

Partnering with nature: exploring an extended sense of self.
 w/Carolina Diaz   drop in £10
open to all 

Meeting point :  Lewes train station 11:00 am (there's a train from Brighton arriving 10:55) 
We will walk to a location by the river.  Back at Lewes station ~3:00 pm.

Bring:  layers, clothes and shoes for all weather conditions, maybe some extra clothes or socks to change / picnic rug, towel or mat / packed lunch and water. 

contact : butohbrighton@gmail.com
07979 367136

* We'll keep an eye on the weather forecast.  Even with a bit of drizzle we will go ahead.  If it rains heavily, we might have to change the venue.  
Alternative venue will be : Studio 1. Blank studios.  108 North St. Portslade. BN41 1DG
If you send us an email with your mobile number, we can notify you by sms on the day.

Hope to see you there!

Sunday 23 March 2014

Butoh Night 2


The second in our series of Butoh special events in and around Brighton. An evening of live performance and experimental dance film. Co-curated by Butoh Brighton and The Zone. Performers : Carolina Diaz, Bela Emerson, Vv and Al Strachan. Films by : Miriam King, Tamsin Williams, Simon Mclennan, Carolina Diaz and Robert Ross.

Friday 14 March 2014

butoh night 2 DANCE EXPERIENCE



Wednesday 19th March 2014
7.30 pm  £5
BLANK Gallery.  108 North St. Portslade BN41 1DG

An evening of live performance and experimental film 
questioning definitions of dance and ideas on, in and around the body

Live performance

Carolina Diaz - Dance
Bela Emerson - Cello and electronics

Vv Victoria - Dance
Al Strachan - Trumpet and electronics

The Zone - programme of experimental dance film curated by The zone.

Wednesday 5 March 2014

... next classes this month

WEEKLY CLASSES  - March 2014  

Sat. 8th -  w/Carolina.  11am-1pm. Partnering with nature - exploring an extended sense of self.  
Blank Studios (Studio 1).  108 North St. Portslade BN41 1DG. £10  

Sun. 16th - w/Yumino. 6-8pm.  The Marlborough.  4 Prince's St. Brighton BN2 1RD. £10

Sun. 23rd - w/Yumino.  Day workshop in Hastings. 11am-5pm
Red Cross 36-38 Newgate Rd. St Leonards on Sea TN37 6SB  
First 3h. at studio, then we will explore nearby woods. Bring clothes/shoes for all weather and lunch.  £20

Sat. 29th - w/Carolina. 11am-1pm  Partnering with nature - exploring an extended sense of self. 
Blank Studios (Studio 1).  108 North St. Portslade BN41 1DG. £10  

Sat. 5th April - w/Carolina - 11am-3pm  
Partnering with nature - exploring an extended sense of self. Practice in nature.  Outdoor location tbc in Brighton area. Bring clothes/shoes for all weather and lunch. £10

contact :  butohbrighton@gmail.com

"From the breath of every cell to the explosion of galaxies, the universe is already dancing."