Nick Winston

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Nick Winston is an international director & choreographer working in theatre, opera and screen.

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Nick Winston is an international director & choreographer working in theatre, opera and screen.

Nick will make his directorial film debut with musical feature Tomorrow Morning, produced by Visualize Films and shooting from May 2021. Star cast includes Samantha Barks, Ramin Karimloo, Omid Djalili and Fleur East.

Upcoming stage projects include a new world tour of We Will Rock You, and a remounted 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).