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Awards & Support

Bridget has been fortunate to have her artistic development, practice and work supported by various funded schemes, grants and commissions. These have all contributed significantly to growth and what I am able to contribute. Thank you!

  • 2015-2016: One Dance UK Dance Teachers Mentoring Programme Mentee

    Role: Producer and fundraiser for this tri-national independent dance and sound interdisciplinary project. www.theygatherproject.com

  • 2014-2015: Inaugural Moving Dance Forward Associate

    Commissioned by the Moving Dance Forward Associates scheme: a consortium supporting dance artists resident in the North West of England led by Dance Manchester and MDI in partnership with the Unity Theatre, Contact, The Lowry and University of Salford.

  • 2008: The Ian Potter Cultural Trust

    Award to spend two weeks on professional development with the internationally respected teacher Janet Panetta in New York City.

  • 2006-2007: 'Creative Sparks’ recipient

    A partnership programme between Brisbane City Council and The Queensland Government via Arts Queensland. This award supported the exploration of video and interactive technologies into Bridget’s choreographic processes.

  • 2002: Australia Council for the Arts ‘Foot in the Door’ Emerging Performers Initiative recipient

    This funding supported five months professional development with Buzz Dance Theatre.​​