Nick Winston

Director & Choreographer

Nick Winston is a director & choreographer for theatre, opera and film.


Theatre credits as director & choreographer includes: CHESS (Osaka & Tokyo – Winner Outstanding Choreographer Award); 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/South Korea – DIMF Award: Best Musical); A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM (Curve Leicester); BUGSY MALONE (Curve Leicester, BroadwayWorld Award nominations: Best Director & Best Choreographer) and FLASHMOB (Peacock Theatre & UK Tour).


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 Theatre); 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); PIPPIN (Garden Theatre – Offie nomination: Best Choreographer); LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS  (Salisbury Playhouse – BroadwayWorld Award nomination: Best Choreographer); CALAMITY JANE (Watermill Theatre/UK Tour – BroadwayWorld Award nomination: Best Choreographer); THE PAJAMA GAME (Tokyo) and CHESS (Copenhagen).


Opera credits as choreographer include: ROMEO ET JULIETTE (Malmö Opera); 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).


TV & Film: Director: feature film, TOMORROW MORNING starring Samantha Barks, Ramin Karimloo, Fleur East, Omid Djalili and Joan Collins (Visualize Films); THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE, hosted by Miranda Hart (London Palladium/ITV); Choreographer: MIRANDA: MY SUCH FUN CELEBRATION (London Palladium/BBC); SONDHEIM AT 80 starrieng Dame Judi Dench (Royal Albert Hall/BBC); SHAKESPEARE LIVE! FROM THE RSC (BBC – BAFTA nomination: Live Entertainment) and BOB THE BUILDER (Universal).  


Nick is the U.K. Associate Director & Choreographer of DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST.


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Nick Winston

Nick Winston is a director & choreographer for theatre, opera and film.   Theatre credits as director & choreographer includes: CHESS […]

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