Bernadette graduated from WAAPA’s honours program, LINK Dance Company in 2011. As a company member she worked with notable choreographers; Michael Whaites, Frances Rings and Ross McCormack, touring to the ITS Festival (Amsterdam), Movement Sur La Ville Festival (Montpellier) and Dance House (Melbourne).
In 2012 she toured regionally with Tasdance, performing in works by Anton, Frances Rings and Marnie Palomares. Bernadette has also worked with Buzz Dance Theatre under the directorship of both Cadi McCarthy, with Laura Boynes as co-director and Lucas Jervies. She performed in the award winning Look The Other Way and as the title role in Plain Jane.
Independently Bernadette has worked with a range of local choreographers including Sue Peacock (Reflect), Aimee Smith (Borderlines), Jo Pollitt (Divided), Patrice Smith (Verge), Claudia Alessi (Nick’d And Dusty’d With The King) and Bianca Martin (From Afar On A Hill). In 2014 she was nominated for most outstanding female performer at the WA Dance Awards.