Bridget Cauthery


Bridget Cauthery is a researcher, teacher and arts consultant based in Toronto. She holds a Masters degree in dance ethnography from York University where her research was nominated for a university thesis award, and she was recently awarded her doctorate from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. Bridget is the Company Manager for Toronto Dance Theatre. 

Bridget Cauthery's Work

Making Waves

Meagan O’Shea By Bridget Cauthery

Lasting Effects

How Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Are Impacting the Dance Community By Bridget Cauthery


Cause and Affect

adelheid dance productions’ Elsewhere By Bridget Cauthery elsewhere

Elsewhere, Strauss explains in her program note, is a response to the notion of affect or affect theory. A concept that has been circulating in philosophical spheres since the seventeenth century, affect has become something of a catchphrase within social studies and visual culture in the last twenty-five years.

Making Waves

Throwdown Collective By Bridget Cauthery

Toronto contemporary dancers Mairéad Filgate, Brodie Stevenson and Zhenya Cerneacov started their collective in 2008 during breaks while touring Ontario with Dusk Dances.


Enter the Phoenix

tiger princess dance projects By Bridget Cauthery SoloDuet

In her letter from the artistic director, Ng explains the genesis of Metamorphosis of a Solitary female Phoenix and Magnetic Fields, the two pieces in SoloDuet. Metamorphosis first debuted as part of Christopher House’s 12 Solos commissioning project for Toronto Dance Theatre in 2007 while Magnetic Fields, on the other hand, is a new work for dancers Mairéad Filgate and Luke Garwood.


From darkness to light

By Bridget Cauthery Season 2013 ProArteDanza

ProArte’s Season 2013 mixed program was a mixed bag.


Mixed messages

By Bridget Cauthery with a trace

firstthingsfirst presents an evening of exceptional contemporary dance.


Pocket Swan 

By Bridget Cauthery Swan Lake Ballet Jörgen Canada

Ballet Jörgen Canada co-founder and Artistic Director Bengt Jörgen has created a new version of the classic ballet Swan Lake to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the company he and his life partner Susan Bodie founded in 1987.  



By Bridget Cauthery HOMEbody: lessons in prairie living Shannon Litzenberger

HOMEbody: lessons in prairie living is a study in dance and landscape – a theme that seems to be cropping up all over the place at the moment.


On the outside looking in 

By Bridget Cauthery Adaptation Project Michael Trent / Dancemakers

I notice his long, sinewy feet and toes. I notice his tattoo. I notice his fencer’s stance with arms curved upwards, wrists twisted inwards. I notice the look of concentration on his face and the tautness in his neck and calves. I notice his strength and his vulnerability.  Bridget Cauthery reviews Dancemakers’ Adaptation Project.

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