Bridget Madden is the Events and Communications Coordinator with the University of Florida, Center for Arts in Medicine. She is a fully qualified Irish Dancer Teacher (TCRG) and is the Co-Director of a multi-national based Irish Dance school ‘Scoil Rince an Chroí’ based in Gainesville, FL and Belfast, Ireland. As a professional dancer, she performed in various dance shows in over 20 countries worldwide, including the Kremlin, Red Square (Moscow), Royal Concert Hall (Tokyo), Citifield stadium (New York), Inside/Out stage (Massachusetts) and Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Vancouver). She has hosted masterclasses in Irish Dance and Dance and movement in the USA, Czech Republic, Estonia, Holland, Finland, Poland and Russia. As a Choreographer, she created work for stage, Opera, open air arena, Healthcare settings and Film: winning the Reel Islington short film Award (London, UK) and 3rd place for the Grolsch International film festival for ‘Belfast Dance’, alongside NI Screen. Along with dance, Bridget also raises funds for various charities including running the Disneyland Half marathon in Los Angeles, for the Arts Care Charity (Belfast, Northern Ireland) and she also visited, rebuilt 4 homes alongside a team of other Volunteers in Malawi in South Africa, with Habitat for Humanity.