Photo Credit: Erika Fish
Bridget is a contemporary dance theatre artist whose practice incorporates physical theatre and new media approaches. Originally from Australia, Bridget trained in classical, jazz and contemporary techniques as a teenager, whilst also engaging strongly with visual arts and writing.
In 1999 Bridget completed a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) from Queensland University of Technology. In 2001 Bridget returned to study and completed an Honours thesis project in solo choreographic and performance practice.
As a performer Bridget has worked as a company dancer with Buzz Dance Theatre (performing and touring works by Paige Gordon, Carol Wellman and Felicity Bott), on the international project ‘Accented Body' (performing work directed by Cheryl Stock, Hellen Sky and Sarah Rubidge and working at curatorial assistant to director/producer Cheryl Stock), as well as in independent works and creative development projects with: Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre, Rosetta Cook, Louise Deleur, Xanthe Beesely, Joseph Lau in the 2010 TURN Prize winning work ‘Abandoned Things', Wendy Wallace,. Nik Hills, Cath Childs, Dale Johnson and Tarcisio Teatini-Climaco.
Bridget also works as a collaborator, and performer on cross art projects including ‘evolve' and ‘Simple Remains' with Out of the Blue Productions and the 2009 TURN Prize winning work ‘Three Crows on the Road' with The GEF House Experiment.
Bridget continues to develop solo works that include ‘Aquarist Nimble' that has been successfully presented across several outdoor and street festivals in England and ‘Red Rain' which was a commission from The Watching Dance Project and moves – International Festival of Movement on Screen.