In 1994, Cynthia and Patrick Bradley started a ballet school and a performing company in San Pedro, California.
Mrs. Bradley began her studies at the school of the Atlanta Ballet Company. Later she studied with New York City Ballet’s School of American Ballet. She joined the Virginia Ballet Company, under the direction of Oleg Tupine; the Louisville Ballet Company, under the direction of Richard Munro; the San Diego Ballet Company, under the direction of Keith Martin; and the North San Diego County Ballet, under the direction of Victor Moreno. As well as choreographing many original works, she has staged “The Nutcracker,” “Coppelia,” and “Swan Lake”. Ms. Bradley co-founded Jetsetter Productions in 2005 and created “Shag With a Twist” with world-renowned artist Josh Agle aka Shag. The dance musical premiered at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and won an Ovation award for best costume design, was nominated for eight Lester Horton Awards and had an extended run in Las Vegas in 2007.
Patrick David Bradley
Patrick David Bradley has been teaching and dancing in the greater Los Angeles area since 1978. Mr. Bradley holds a BA in studio art and an MA in Intra-Media Art and Performance from California State University at Domiguez Hills. He started dance at Los Angeles Harbor College, then at California State University at Dominguez Hills, continued at Western Michigan University, danced with the CSU Dominguez Hills Dance Company, Angels Gate Dance Company, Loyola Marymount Dance Company and Rose Polsky and Dancers. He was founding director of Matrix Performance Art Company and currently teaches art at San Pedro High School. His works have been featured on many programs including SOLA, Celebrate Dance, California Choreography Festival, Los Angeles Harbor Arts Festival, Dance Under the Stars, and The Los Angeles Dance Invitational. In 2003 San Pedro City Ballet was nominated for a Lester Horton Award for Excellence In Performance for Mr. Bradley’s work “Light,” and in 2007, Mr. Bradley received a nomination for Excellence In Choreography, Short Form, for “Silence.”