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Adam Pettigrew & Brendan Matthew

Adam Pettigrew & Brendan Matthew
Adam Pettigrew

Adam trained at the BRIT School before completing a degree in BA (Hons) Musical Theatre at the prestigious Arts Educational Schools.

Adam made his West End debut in the hit musical Wicked, starring in the role of ‘Boq’ at the Apollo TheatreFrom this, Adam was then offered the lead in Sir Cameron Mackintosh’s touring production of Avenue Q, performing at renowned venues across the UK.

Other Theatre credits include:

Oh What A Lovely War (Haymarket Theatre), Christmas in New York (Lyric Theatre, London) and Peter Pan (Ashcroft Theatre), and Adam also appeared in the Disney film Muppets Most Wanted.

Adam teaches a range of Musical Theatre classes at City Academy – working with students of all abilities – and aims to create a fun and supportive atmosphere for his students. He enjoys helping students improve their vocal technique, and watching them discover and develop new skills.

Brendan Matthew

Brendan trained at The Royal Academy of Music, Doreen Bird College of Dance and Drama and the BRIT School of Performing Arts. 

He has a huge range of Choreography credits including How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Phantom UK Premier (Rose and Crown Theatre), The Hidden Talents of the Ticket Tearers (The Old Vic Theatre), and A Midsummer Nights Dream (Greenwich Playhouse). In addition to these, Brendan has also performed in the Olivier award-winning production of La Boheme (West End), The Diary of Anne Frank (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), and Fast Forward 3 (National Theatre), as well as with Elton John in Concert (Royal Albert Hall), on Britain’s Got Talent (ITV), Any Dream Will Do (BBC), and Sleepy Hollow (Paramount Pictures), to name but a few.

Brendan is also a seasoned Director, having worked at Kings Head Theatre, Finborough Theatre, Rose and Crown Theatre, and on The Apple Tree, which was nominated for Best Musical Production 2014 (Off West End Awards) and Best Director (Broadwayworld awards 2014)

Recording Credits include: Gregorian Winter Chants Album 2014 (Nemo Productions), BA Bride (Thelma Sky Entertainment) and 1916 The Musical (1916 Productions in association with Abbey Road)