Sam Butler

Sam Butler graduated from Middlesex University in 1995 and is the co-founder and co-Artistic Director of Fevered Sleep. As well as performing in much of the company’s early work she co-devises, designs and directs most of the work both for adults and for children. Sam takes the lead on all the Creative Resources for the pieces for children – writing and designing the resources for schools and families and delivering dance, drama and creative workshops which run alongside the work.

Sam also works as a freelance lecturer, workshop leader and artist. She is currently creating a new piece ‘What You Need My Louise’, a performance installation on motherhood, attachment and loss, with her sister.


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Brilliant in Beijing

Brilliant in Beijing

We are currently resident in Beijing with ‘The A.S.K’ at the majestic Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center, bringing Brilliant back to life for an audience of Chinese children. With ‘The A.S.K’ we share a philosophy of respect for and love of children, and with that comes the desire to develop art of the highest quality and sophistication, so we’re happier than ever to be presenting our feast of light with them. Our technical team and there’s are working hard to open the show this Friday night at 7:30pm, Chinese time and the bubble of excitement in our dressing room and… Read More