Nick Winston

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Nick Winston is an English stage director and choreographer working in theatre, opera and film.

Nick Winston was trained at the Royal Academy of Dance and Laine Theatre Arts. He began his career as a performer in musical theatre appearing in Cats, Disney's Beauty & The Beast (for which he was the assistant choreographer for the West End Premiere) Chicago, Fosse and Kiss Me Kate (in which he appears on the DVD in the role of Gremio).


Director & Choreographer[edit]

  • The Wedding Singer (UK Tour)
  • Bugsy Malone (Curve Theatre)
  • Flash Mob (Peacock Theatre & UK tour)
  • Let's Dance Again! (Royal Festival Hall)
  • Peter Pan (His Majesty's Theatre)
  • My Fair Ladies (Prince Of Wales)
  • Can You Keep a Secret (Trafalgar Studios)
  • Ain’t Misbehavin' (Harrogate Theatre)
  • Tomorrow Morning (New End Theatre)
  • Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance (UK Tour)
  • Grease (Kenwood House)
  • Dirty Dancing in Concert (International tour)
  • Another Kind Of Magic (Arena tour, Scandinavia)
  • Dick Whittington (Orchard Theatre)
  • Cinderella (Royal & Derngate)
  • Cinderella (Hayes)
  • Snow White (Hayes)
  • Aladdin (Royal & Derngate)
  • Cinderella (Hastings)


  • Kiss Me, Kate (Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris)
  • Annie (UK Tour - Broadway World nomination: Best Choreographer))
  • Flashdance (Switzerland)
  • Little Shop Of Horrors (Salisbury Playhouse - Broadway World nomination: Best Choreographer)
  • White Christmas (West Yorkshire Playhouse - Broadway World nomination: Best Choreographer)
  • Calamity Jane (Watermill Theatre & National Tour - Broadway World nomination: Best Choreographer)
  • Kiss Me, Kate (Theatre Dortmund)
  • Water Babies (Curve Theatre)
  • A-Z of Mrs P (Southwark Playhouse)
  • Sweeney Todd (Royal Exchange & West Yorkshire Playhouse)
  • To Sir With Love (Royal & Derngate & National Tour)
  • Loserville (Garrick Theatre, West End & West Yorkshire Playhouse - Olivier Award nomination: Best New Musical, Broadway World nomination: Best Choreographer)
  • Moses The 10 Commandments (World Premiere, Theatre St Gallen)
  • I Dreamed A Dream (national tour, LPA Award: Best Musical)
  • Horrid Henry: Live and Horrid! (West End and tour)
  • The Band Wagon (Sadler’s Wells)
  • The Wizard of Oz (Royal Festival Hall)
  • Elaine Paige in concert (Royal Festival Hall and tour)
  • Annie (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
  • A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep and West Yorkshire Playhouse)
  • Crash (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
  • Death of a Salesman (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
  • Merrily We Roll Along (Clywd Theatr Cymru)
  • Sugar (Pimlico Opera)
  • Follies (Royal Theatre, Northampton - Theatregoers’ Choice Award and Theatrical Management Association Award nomination for Best Musical)
  • Love Story (Minerva Theatre, Chichester)
  • The Cherry Orchard (Birmingham Rep)
  • Dancing at Lughnasa (Birmingham Rep)
  • Cling to Me Like Ivy (Birmingham Rep)
  • Fings Ain’t Wot They Used t’Be (Union Theatre, Whatsonstage. com Theatregoers’ Choice Award nomination for Best Musical Revival)
  • You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Tabard Theatre)
  • Stepping Out, The Mountaintop (Derby Playhouse)
  • Alfie (Watford Palace)
  • Out There (Riverside Studios)
  • Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest (Guilford Shakespeare Company)
  • Putting It Together (Harrogate Theatre)
  • The Fantasticks (Harrogate Theatre)
  • Bouncers (Harrogate Theatre)
  • Side by Side by Sondheim (Harrogate Theatre)
  • The Thing About Men (Kings Head Theatre)
  • Let Us Fly (Kings Head Theatre)
  • Forbidden City (Esplanade Theatre, Singapore)
  • A Twist Of Fate (Esplanade Theatre, Singapore)
  • The Snow Queen (Esplanade Theatre, Singapore)
  • Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Guernsey)
  • By Jeeves (UK Tour)
  • Tell Me on a Sunday starring Claire Sweeney (UK Tour)
  • Eden End (UK Tour)
  • Hormonal Housewives (UK Tour)
  • The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (national tours).


  • The Adventures of Pinocchio (Opera North/Sadler’s Wells/Chemnitz Opera/Minnesota Opera/Moscow—RPS nomination: Best Opera)
  • Il Turco in Italia (Garsington Opera)
  • Kiss Me Kate (Bonn Opera)
  • Benzin (Chemnitz Opera)
  • Fortunio (Grange Park Opera)
  • The Cunning Little Vixen (Ryedale Festival).

Television and film[edit]

  • Sondheim at 80, (BBC Proms)
  • High School Dance (E4)
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio (Opus Arte)
  • Music videos for Bob the Builder (Universal).

Corporate work[edit]

  • Dubai World Cup (Dubai)
  • Redken (Astoria, London)
  • Paul Mitchell (London and Paris)
  • Moroccan Oil (London)

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