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Kate Ward & Adam Pettigrew

Kate Ward & Adam Pettigrew
Kate Ward

Kate trained in London at Laine Theatre Arts, graduating with a Musical Theatre diploma.  She has also recently completed a degree in Choreography and Musical Theatre at Middlesex University. 

Her theatre credits include: Santa Claus and the Return of Jack Frost (Mayflower Theatre, Southampton)- Dance Captain; Singin’ in the Rain (UK Tour)- Dance Captain/ Swing, Dinsmore & u/s Kathy; Wizard of Oz (Theatre Royal Brighton)- Dance Captain & u/s Glinda; Funny Girl choreographed by Stephen Mear (Chichester Festival); Wizard of Oz (Mayflower Theatre, Southampton); 42nd Street (UK Tour)- covered and played Anytime Annie; Cinderella (Potters Bar)- Prince Charming; the first UK Tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Crazy for You (Lincoln Theatre Royal and UK Tour).

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.