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ABOUT NICHOLAS

Nicholas is a choreographer and performance artist based in the UK. He trained for 8 years at The Australian Ballet School, in Melbourne where he completed his Diploma of Dance and Vocational Graduate Diploma in Classical Dance. In his graduate year he travelled around regional Australia with 'The Dancer's Company' performing in 'Don Quixote'  as Sancho Panza.

 

He's spent 10 years since, (2012-2022) as a dancer at Scottish Ballet. 6 of which he performed as a soloist. His career highlights include playing John Proctor in Helen Pickett's 'The Crucible' (in which he was nominated by the critics circle's National Dance awards for the 'Outstanding Male Classical Perfomance' award), Benno in David Dawson's premiere of 'Swan Lake' as well as James in Matthew Bourne's 'Highland Fling'.

Nick has worked with an extensive amount of choreographers and leaders in the industry, including Christopher Hampson, David Dawson, Helen Pickett, Crystal Pite, Matthew Bourne and many others.

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He has also created a number of filmed works for Scottish Ballet including:

 

The Fates - Made in collaboration with digital artist in residence Zachary Eastwood-Bloom for Scottish Ballet's 2019 Digital Season.

Catalyst - A full company work made for Scottish Ballet and Edinburgh Festival's 'My Light Shines on' program, which was made during the national lockdowns of 2020 and had to be performed masked and socially distanced.

 

Odyssey - A video game inspired film, in which we follow a man's journey through the use of a VR headset in which we see our protagonist encounter multiple odd beings and landscapes.

Edinburgh is a Story- A film made in collaboration with Forest of Black for Scottish Ballet and the Edinburgh Festival,  we explore dance as it takes place in a variety of locations and elements. 

His upcoming projects includes digital commissions for Scottish Ballet. Be sure to look back for latest information on what Nick is up to.

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