Brendan trained for three years at Bretton Hall, England, where he studied for a BA (Hons) Degree in Acting. Studying Theatre Acting (Classical, Modern, Postmodern), Acting for Screen (naturalism, Post-naturalism), Improvisation, Storytelling, Directing, Stage Combat, and many other areas of Theatrical Arts. He also trained for his Gold Medal in Acting, from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
During which time he also worked professionally as an Actor (Off the Ground’s Touring Theatre, Europe), a Voiceover Artist (Animate Objects, Edinburgh UK), a theatre in education worker (Dangerous Communications, Wirral UK), a workshop leader and stage combat teacher (Theatre Clwyd, Wales UK, and OTG Youth Theatre, Merseyside UK) and stage combat choreographer (Chotto Ookii, Leeds UK).
Brendan also works as an Alternative Model. Doing Biker, Goth, Viking, Pirate, Fantasy, Victorian, ugly model and lots of other strange and fun photo shoots.
BA Hons Degree: Acting B.A.D.C. Certificate in Stage Combat: Rapier & Dagger, Single Sword and Unarmed Combat BTEC ND: Performing Arts, A Levels: Theatre studies, Film Studies LAMDA Gold Medal: Acting GCSE’s: English Language, English Literature, Expressive arts, Drama and Theatre Arts.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Production/Role/Location,Company,Year Dracula, Drinkwater, Liverpool Everyman, LEPYP Theatre, ’01. Macbeth, Banquo, UK tour, Off The Ground Theatre, ’01. A Midsummer Nights Dream, Theseus, Euro’ tour, Off The Ground Theatre, ’02. Swing in the Willows, Badger, Euro’ tour, Off The Ground Theatre, ’03. The Rocky Horror Show, Phantom, Powerhouse Theatre, Hot Patootie Productions, ’03. Treasure Island, Long John Silver, Euro’ tour, Off The Ground Theatre, ’04. The Burning Red, Lead, Short Film, CutThroat Productions, ’04. Twelfth Night, Feste, Euro’ tour , Off the Ground Theatre, ’05. Gasoline Blood, Lead Zombie, Film , Year of the Dog Films, ’06. Macbeth, Macduff, Brit’ tour, Twisted Elbow, ’06. Midsomer Murders, Band Member, ITV1, Bentley Productions, ’06. Kombat Opera, Caveman, BBC, Avalon Productions, ’06 Nevermind the Buzzcocks, Decoy, BBC, BBC Productions, ’07 Cornish Myths Postcards, Giant, London, Julian Abrams Photography, ’07