DIRECTOR | CHOREOGRAPHER
Nick Winston is an international director & choreographer working in theatre, opera and television.
Upcoming projects include a new world tour of We Will Rock You, and a second UK tour of Rock of Ages. The original Broadway production team behind Beauty and the Beast will recreate the classic musical on UK tour with Nick as associate director & choreographer. Nick is also developing a musical adaptation of 1969 classic feature Midnight Cowboy.
TV credits as director & choreographer include: The Royal Variety Performance, hosted by Miranda Hart (London Palladium/ITV); Miranda: My Such Fun Celebration (London Palladium/BBC); as choreographer, Sondheim at 80 starring Dame Judi Dench (Royal Albert Hall/BBC) and Shakespeare Live! from the RSC (BBC - BAFTA nomination: Live Entertainment).
Theatre credits as director & choreographer includes: Chess (Osaka & Tokyo); Mame (Hope Mill Theatre - 7 WhatsOnStage nominations including Best Musical Revival and Best Choreography); the 30th anniversary production of Fame (West End/UK & international tour - BroadwayWorld nomination: Best Choreographer); the first original UK revival of Cats (Kilworth House Theatre - Broadway World Award nomination: Best Director); Club Tropicana (UK Tour); An American In Paris (National Theatre, Linz - 8 BroadwayWorld nominations including Best Director, Best Choreographer & Best Musical); Rock of Ages (UK Tour & Berlin); Guys & Dolls (Kilworth House Theatre); The Wedding Singer (Troubadour Wembley/UK Tour/Korea - DIMF Award: Best Musical); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Curve Leicester); Bugsy Malone (Curve Leicester, BroadwayWorld Award nominations: Best Director & Best Choreographer); Flashmob (Peacock Theatre & UK Tour) and Tomorrow Morning (New End Theatre).
Theatre credits as choreographer include: Waiting For Godot (Lincoln Center, NY); Annie (Piccadilly Theatre/UK Tour/South Africa/Toronto - BroadwayWorld Award nomination: Best Choreographer); Loserville (Garrick Theatre - Olivier nomination: Best New Musical, Broadway World nomination: Best Choreographer); Horrid Henry: Live & Horrid (Trafalgar Studios); The Wizard of Oz (Royal Festival Hall); Kiss Me, Kate (Théâtre du Châtelet/Oper Graz/Theater Bonn/Grand Théâtre, Luxembourg); Sweeney Todd (Leeds Playhouse/The Royal Exchange/Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie/Royal Danish Opera); Little Shop of Horrors (Salisbury Playhouse - BroadwayWorld Award nomination: Best Choreographer); Calamity Jane (Watermill Theatre/UK Tour - BroadwayWorld Award nomination: Best Choreographer); The Pyjama Game (Tokyo) and Chess (Copenhagen).
Opera credits as choreographer include: The Adventures of Pinocchio (Opera North/Sadler’s Wells/Moscow State Opera/Bonn Opera/Minnesota Opera - RPS Award: Best Opera); Il Turco in Italia (Garsington Opera); Fortunio (Grange Park Opera);and Benzin (Chemnitz Opera).