Bridget L. Moore

Choreographer

A native of Dallas, Texas, Moore is currently a Visiting Professor at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul Korea, and was most recently invited to speak at the Korean International Symposium on Arts Education, diversity and cultural integration. Moore has obtained two creative arts degrees in dance from prestigious universities with innovative dance programs, earning a BFA from The Ohio State University and a MFA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. Her accomplishments as a choreographer, dancer, and educator in the arts demonstrate her commitment to the dance continuum. She received 2016 choreographic commissions from Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Red Clay Dance Company and Ailey II. In 2012 Moore received a Choreography Fellowship award from the Princess Grace Foundation. She was commissioned to create a new work, and nominated for the coveted award by Ann Williams, Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Founder. Moore also received a 2012 Surdna Arts Teachers Fellowship and was featured in the July 2012 Teacher’s Tool section of Dance Teacher Magazine. In 2012 she was commissioned as resident choreographer at University Texas at Dallas. An educator in the arts, Moore served as the Dance Director at Tri-Cities Visual and Performing Arts High School (2008-2011) and was on faculty at her alma mater, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, where she was also the artistic director of the World Dance Ensemble. (2011-2014) These are major achievements along with her notable professional career as a dancer with artistic director, Ronald K. Brown’s EVIDENCE/ Dance Company from 1999-2008. In addition, she was the first recipient of Project Next Generation, a commission to an emerging, female choreographer by Urban Bush Women Dance Company, as well as commissioned by the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography to work with critically acclaimed Philadanco Dance Company in a creative residency. Moore codirected This Woman’s Work with colleague Princess Mhoon Coooper, and was noted in Dance magazine as “25 to Watch” in the field. Her work has been presented at City Center’s “Fall for Dance Festival,” Jacob’s Pillow “Inside/Out” Series, Bates Dance Festival, The Joyce Theater, Joyce Soho, Aaron Davis Hall, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Symphony Space, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, Winspear Opera House, among others.

 

Repertory Choreographed by Bridget Moore

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