Bridget Breiner was born in Connecticut, USA. She received her training at the BalletMet Dance Academy in Columbus, Ohio, and subsequently at the Heinz Bosl Foundation in Munich. She had her first engagement at the Bavarian State Ballet (Munich), where she was a Corps de ballet dancer from 1992 to 1995 and a Demi Soloist from 1995 to 1996. In Munich, she danced solo roles in Swan Lake (Ray Barra), Sleeping Beauty (Sir Peter Wright), Grosse Fuge (Hans van Manen), Concerto Barocco (George Balanchine), Sinfonietta (Jirí Kylián), Luigi Nono Project (Davide Bombana), Before Nightfall (Nils Christe), The Nutcracker and A Midsummer Night's Dream (John Neumeier).
She joined the Stuttgart Ballet in the 1996/97 season as a Corps de ballet dancer, was promoted to Soloist one year later and to Principal Dancer in 2001. Since joining the Stuttgart Ballet, the following roles have been added to her repertoire: Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Tatiana in Onegin, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, the Diva in Poème de l'Exstase (John Cranko), Terpsichore in Apollo (George Balanchine), the Novice in The Cage, the Ballerina in The Concert as well as the leading role in Afternoon of a Faun (Jerome Robbins), the Lilac Fairy in Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée), Manon in The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier), Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Jean Christophe Blavier), Columbine in Pierrot Lunaire (Glen Tetley) and Queen Isabella in David Bintley's Edward II.