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Bridget Casserly

Bridget Casserly brought to the dance, a spirit of enquiry and alertness of mind which made her a personality on the West Indian University Jamaica campus where she pursued studies in Economics (Honours). She had a good sense of interpretation and a lyrical quality that betrayed her years of classical ballet training under Madam May Soohih. She danced the Young Woman in Two Drums for Babylon and was a featured dancer in the love-duet from Games of Arms, the Cold War spoof choreographed by Eddy Thomas. Her first tour was with the Company when it visited Stratford, Canada in 1963. After establishing herself as a performer she left to stage to serve as the Company’s Secretary, Treasurer and Manager under the artistic directorship of Rex Nettleford and Barry Moncrieffe for over four decades.