Studio Info
200 N. St. Clair St. Bay #3
Ligonier, PA  15658
724 -238 - 3400
bridgetdawnsstudio@hotmail.com
Bridget has 29 years of performing arts experience in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz,
gymnastics, lyrical, baton, silks, creative movement, cheerleading, theater and coaching
modeling.  Miss Burkholder has been teaching dance in Ligonier for over 14 years.  Her
students have won Platinum, High Gold, Gold, High Silver, and Silver awards, as well
as, top ten and overall placements in Regional and State Competitions.  Bridget has
been involved in Ligonier's Theatre Community performing with the Hollow Tree
Players, serving on the Valley Players Artistic Board for a season.  She has
choreographed both plays and musicals for the Ligonier Valley High School as well as
choreographing for the Valley Players.  Bridget has an Associates Degree in Early
Childhood Education and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Enhanced Early Childhood
Education through Creative Expression from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  She
is also a member of the Professional  Dancer Teachers Association.
Grace began her drama experience performing in church plays and Derry High School
musicals.  She has 20 years of directing students of all ages in plays and musicals.  She
has been active directing at church camps, conferences and Ligonier Valley High
School.  Grace is currently employed full time as an R.N..
BRIDGET DAWN'S STUDIO FACULTY
Photography by Pati
BRIDGET D. BURKHOLDER  -  OWNER / INSTRUCTOR
GRACE KOONTZ  -  RECEPTIONIST / DRAMA INSTRUCTOR