Brendan Bradshaw began ballet lessons as a six year-old in the
small New South Wales town of Wauchope. He then trained at The
Australian Ballet School in Melbourne, graduating with the Graeme
Murphy Award for Excellence in Contemporary Dance.
Brendan joined Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2004 and has danced a
variety of roles including The Prince in The Meridian Season of The
Sleeping Beauty. Personal highlights include working with Javier De
Frutos and Jorma Elo and performing in the UK , France, San
Francisco and China. His favourite role to date has been Romeo in
Christopher Hampson's Romeo & Juliet. His performance was
praised for its "serenity and passion".
Brendan co-choreographed the popular Koo Koo Ka Choo for The
TOWER Season of Tutus on Tour in 2009 and WOW, and has
choreographed works for Tempo Festivals in 2010 and 2011.
Brendan has an interest in photography and has documented many