Chad McNamara

  • Role at Bravo Academy

    Director & Choreographer

  • Biography

    Best known for creating and originating the role of Rooney Doodle on the Juno and Gemini nominated series, The Doodlebops. As a Doodlebop, Chad has recorded 3 albums with Universal Music and toured across North America playing sold out shows at Madison Square Garden and LA’s Staple Centre. Selected Theatre: Rock n Roll Legends, Canadian Legends, Damn Yankees, Hairspray, Sister Act (Drayton Festival), La Cage Aux Folles (Neptune Theatre), Ryan Evans in High School Musical (Canadian Premiere/Neptune Theatre), (Magnus), Happy Days, the Musical (Canadian Premiere/Stage West), Mamma Mia! (Mirvish). Selected TV: The Doodlebops (3 seasons, Disney/CBC), How to Solve A Problem Like Maria (CBC), Bomb Girls (Bravo), Walt Disney Christmas Parade (ABC), The Ron James Show (CBC), The Today Show (featured performer/NBC), Queer as Folk (Showcase). Director/Choreographer: 9 to 5… the Musical, Legally Blonde, RENT, Crazy For You/Fight Choreography. Although Chad calls Toronto home, he is currently a professor of Music Theatre at St. Lawrence College.