Brigid Harrington

Brigid Harrington
  • University of Notre Dame
  • 2020-2021, Undergraduate Research Fellow
  • Academic Concentration: Political Science; Film, Television, and Theater; Hesburgh Program in Public Service

Brigid Harrington is a junior majoring in Political Science and Film, Television, and Theatre, with a minor in the Hesburgh Program in Public Service. Brigid is a professional actor with credits including Jane Banks in Mary Poppins on Broadway, Koko in the Disney Channel animated television show Chuggington, and other national commercials, films, television shows, and regional theatre. Her arts education program, Broadway ArtsReach, enables Brigid to provide arts education to communities and advocate for its necessity through educational performances, fundraising, her advocacy podcast, and arts policy recommendations. In the spring of 2020, Brigid participated in Notre Dame's Washington Program where she studied in DC and interned for Congressman Brendan Boyle on Capitol Hill. This past summer, she completed a virtual internship for the Parliamentarian of the House of Representatives, studying parliamentary law and House procedure. On campus, Brigid is a member of the Sorin Scholars program, serves as the Vice President of the Notre Dame College Democrats, and is engaged with ND Votes, Women in International Security, and FTT's theatrical season. For more information, visit www.broadwayartsreach.org or www.brigidharrington.com.