BRIGID CARTER-CHAN (Solo Diploma)
Dance Centre Director
Qualified in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Highland and Irish Dancing, Brigid is a former South Pacific Dance Champion and registered Dance Adjudicator.
Brigid is also director of her own entertainment company, Carter-Chan Entertainment Productions. It provides professional entertainment and choreographic services and include Cabaret and Celtic dance groups, Cheer Teams, Musicians, Singers, DJs, and Comperes. They have been involved in numerous professional performances; in the public, private and corporate sector, and on television.
Assignments have included promotional work for Air New Zealand, Levis, Heinz Watties, Peugeot, Vodafone, TelstraClear, The Royal Easter Show, The America's Cup, The Variety Club, Farmer's/TV2 Santa Parade, Christmas in the Park, Westfield Shopping Centres, Big Day Out, Miss Auckland & Miss Cosmos Oceania Pageants, television appearances on TVNZ, MTV & WTV, and entertaining at venues such as Sky City, Mt Smart Stadium, Eden Park, Pacific Events Centre, Auckland Town Hall and the Aotea Centre.
Her dance groups have worked alongside celebrities such as Jackie Clarke, Mikey Havoc, Jeremy Wells, Danielle Cormack, Mary Lambie, John Hawkesby, Gary McCormick, Stacey Morrison, Dominic Bowden, Turanga Merito and many others.
Brigid started dance at a young age learning Tap from Raewyn Burgess, Highland & Irish from Peter Ryan and Ballet & Jazz from Bernice McGough. She has completed examinations to advanced levels in all disciplines including Solo Seal in Jazz. She was a successful competitive dancer in New Zealand and overseas for 15 years, winning numerous titles and championships including four trophies at the South Pacific Dance Championships in Australia.
Overseas experience also includes dance training at the Broadway Dance Centre, Steps Studios and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Centre in New York.
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PO Box 64493
Botany Town Centre
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