Martine Harley, Artistic Director Santa Monica, California
Irish native Brigid Boden is a member of The Royal Academy of Ballet.
Brigid trained in RAD at the Leinster School of Ballet, Dublin and at the Hammond School in Chester, England, and later at the Dance Theatre of Harlem in New York where she trained in Balanchine technique under the guidance of Arthur Mitchell.
Brigid began her professional career with the Dublin City Ballet.
With a broad knowledge of Royal Ballet and Balanchine technique Brigid teaches master classes in the US and Europe and has been teaching at The Westside School of Ballet in Santa Monica since 2007.
Brigid has choreographed several original pieces for stage and has written and directed the educational ballet video for children ‘Ballet At Home.’
In 1994, Brigid’s love of dance music and her ability to sing and write songs resulted in a major record deal with A&M records.
To date Brigid has released two worldwide albums resulting in several club hits. Her music can also be heard on numerous compilation albums throughout the world.
Brigid has appeared in numerous TV commercials and can be seen on the red carpet as a special host for IrishETV.