Bridget Saracino, Bachelor of Arts candidate '11
Bridget Saracino, a native of Clifton Springs, NY, is a senior in the School of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University,majoring in theatre arts. After undergraduate studies, Bridget hopes to pursue a graduate degree in acting. Her future goals are to teach acting, participate in theatre for social change, and form a theatre company that supports young artists. Bridget’s passion for theatre stems from its ability to bring people together, to facilitate dynamic change within a person, and for the truth it can reveals in each of us.
During her time as a Cornell undergraduate, Bridget has participated in a wide range of theatre experiences ranging from student directed projects to main stage Schwartz Center productions. She was most recently seen as Lydia in Cornell’s production of Big Love and is currently in rehearsals for Our Town. Her Cornell credits include Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), The Government Inspector (Dobchinsky), Hernani (Hernani), Soiree Cabaret, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Some of her non-Cornell work includes A Day In The Death of Joe Egg (Shelia), Beauty and the Beast (Belle) and Mame (Mame).
When not working on a theatrical project, Bridget enjoys Bikram yoga, ceramics, and playing her ukulele.
“Bridget is one of the most gifted actresses I've encountered in a long time,” says Melanie Dreyer-
Lude, Professor of Theatre Arts. “She has rock solid instincts about how to approach a role, takes
direction like a bandit, and is always a humble member of any cast. Her professionalism is
Cornell News Nov10/ Theatre Major Bridget Saracino earns Murray arts award