“Dance has the ability to take the moment and to expand that out, so you can almost, you can take one or a few things, and really pull them apart and really understand them. […] Dance allows the possibility for authentic human to human encounters; that I think are becoming more and more precious in this digital world.”Read More
“I am such an instinctual person as well, I really trust in the process, and allowing things to evolve and come up. So the work, in away makes its self along the way.”Read More
Bridget Fiske is a dancer, choreographer and dance facilitator. Originating from Australia and now based in Manchester, UK, her work takes place across different locations and spaces. Studying at QUT, Bridget went on to dance with Buzz Dance Theatre.
Bridget has worked with Belarus Free Theatre on a range of projects as choreographic, movement and rehearsal director including Burning Doors (winner ‘Best Ensemble’ Off West End Awards and listed in the New York Times Best Theatre of 2017), Trash Cuisine (winner 2013 Impacto Totale Award) and Red Forest.
Bridget has just finished working as Movement Director on Trustees, a Malthouse Theatre and Melbourne International Arts Festival production by the directors of Belarus Free Theatre.
Bridget facilitates works at the Lowry Centre for Advanced Training in Dance, giving young people an opportunity to develop their own voice in dance.
This interview covers so much territory exploring three strands of Bridget’s practice. We also focus on different pathways in dance and different ways to make a career in dance.