Bridget Lappin is a dancer, actor, voiceover artist, and teacher, currently based in London, UK.
Originally from the east coast of Canada, Bridget trained at London Contemporary Dance School, graduating with both a First-class BA (Hons) and MA degrees. She has performed with Richard Alston Dance Company, Bern Ballett (under the direction of Cathy Marston), Peut-Être Theatre, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, English National Opera, and several independent choreographers in both Canada and the UK. She has also presented her solo, choreographic work in several international platforms including Resolution (UK), Kinetic Studio (CA) and Tanz Made in Bern (CH).
As an actor, she has been featured in audio dramas such as TwentyForty Podcast and short films such as "Interior Night". She was also recently the voice of Tunstall Healthcare's "Cognitive Care" launch. She is trained in Meisner technique, motion capture, and more.
Bridget is the Assistant Director and Head Trainer of Towards Vivencia, an education company dedicated to training peak performance presence. She is the co-author of Designing Presence: Entering Towards Vivencia (published by Routledge), the official guide to the Towards Vivencia methodology.
Bridget has taught for London Contemporary Dance School, TripSpace ProDance programme, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, Towards Vivencia Academy, Chisenhale Dance Space and Kinetic Studio. She also taught for Ross Creek Centre for Arts "Dance Summer Dance" programme, as a member of the contemporary dance faculty from 2016-2020.
Photo by Maya A Yoncali
"Her movements are at once assured and mysteriously quiet, clear and off-balance, her gestures fast and complex." - Nicolas Minns
"Bridget Lappin gives an impressively confident performance.... balancing on the cool/nerd divide, whip-cracking accents interrupting her body's free flow." - Lyndsey Winship
Background Photo by Gabi Serani