Brendan Cole has appeared in all the series of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, winning the first series in the Spring of 2004. A charming awards host, after dinner speaker and entertainer, Brendan is also part of a dazzling cabaret act: with his 5 dancers, a 12 piece band and 2 singers, he brings his Strictly Come Dancing magic to life for audiences looking for a dazzling, buzzing and thrilling evening.
Britain’s best loved dancer, Brendan Cole, is a charming and engaging after dinner speaker and entertainer. As well as his solo corporate engagements, Brendan is also part of a dazzling cabaret act. With his 5 dancers, a 12-piece band and 2 singers. Alongside his ensemble, he brings his Strictly Come Dancing magic to life for audiences looking for a dazzling, buzzing and thrilling evening.
Get up close and personal with Brendan live as he performs a spectacular show full of high-energy music, dance and entertainment. This intimate production promises a dazzling night of dance with a difference – a chance to see some of the magic created on Strictly Come Dancing first hand by one of its most charismatic choreographers and performers.
Born and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand, Brendan started dancing at the age of 6. At 18 he moved to London, to further his studies and to embark on a dancing career. To support himself and his burgeoning dance ambitions, Brendan worked as a warehouseman, an insurance broker, and a builder! Eventually, in 1999, his dreams came true and he turned professional.
Brendan has been honoured as the Asian Pacific Latin American Champion and also New Zealand Latin American Champion. With his former dance partner Camilla, Brendan also reached the semi-finals of what are considered to be the world's top four dance competitions.
Brendan has now appeared in all the series of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, winning the first series in the Spring of 2004, and was seen dancing up a storm with partner Kelly Brook in series 5. Brendan has also appeared as a judge in the New Zealand version of the show, TVNZ's Dancing With The Stars, for four years.
Outside of his dancing career, Brendan has appeared on Love Island for ITV, he sang for his supper with soul sensation Beverly Knight on Just The Two Of Us for the BBC, and more recently he tried his hand at writing a murder mystery on Murder They Wrote for BBC 2, as part of World Book Day.
Brendan is based in London, and continues to teach his speciality, Latin American dance.
Brendan is charming and engaging, and discusses his experiences on Strictly Come Dancing, Eurovision Dance and Brendan Cole : Live and Judged with passion and charisma.
Brendan Cole is Britain’s best-loved dancer. His other corporate offerings include:
- Dance performances / cabaret spots
- Dance competition judging
- Group dance lessons (from 30 to 300 participants)
- Awards Host
- Q&A Sessions