the story so far

Some Background


Bridgette Allen is renowned as a Jazz and Cabaret artist in the music industry whose professional career has spanned over 30 years as a highly experienced and successful performing artist, educator and adjudicator in both Australia and New Zealand. 

Bridgette is a New Zealand born performer and having achieved her Teacher’s certificate with Honors for Tap Dancing with the British Ballet Organisation (B.B.O.), she ran her own Tap Dance School from the age of 15. 

She went on to achieve noted success in New Zealand television and film, theatre, live concert performances, recordings, and in particular receiving the award for ‘Most Professional Entertainer’ in 1977. 


Since moving to Australia in 1982, Bridgette's list of credits have included: 


Capers Theatre - Bridgette in concert
Chapel off Chapel - Bridgette sings Carmen, Monk & Brubeck 
Bennetts Lane 
Dizzy's Jazz Bar 
Victorian Arts Centre 
Melbourne Concert Hall 
Mietta's Jazz Lane 
The Wangaratta International Festival 
Melbourne’s Monstalvat International Jazz Festival 
Melbourne’s International Jazz Festival 
B&B with Bob Sedergreen at Kingston Arts Centre 
Paris Cat 


Rodgers and Hart - directed by NZ Howard Neil 
Cole porter - directed by Rod McClelland 
My Fair Lady - produced & directed by Bridgette Allen 
Women at the Well - directed by Bridgette Allen 
Faith in Every Footstep - performed by Bridgette Allen 

Television Appearances:

Ernie Sigley 
Don Lane 
Bert Newton 
Good Morning Australia