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).



  • Flash Mob (Sadler's Wells Peacock Theatre)
  • My Fair Ladies (Prince Of Wales)
  • Cinderella (Royal & Derngate)
  • Cinderella (Hayes)
  • Snow White (Hayes)
  • Ain’t Misbehavin (Harrogate Theatre)
  • Tomorrow Morning (New End Theatre)
  • Can You Keep a Secret (Trafalgar Studios)
  • Gotta Sing Gotta Dance (co-director; Tour)
  • Grease - The Musical (Kenwood House)
  • Dirty Dancing in Concert (international tour)
  • Another Kind Of Magic (arena tour, Scandinavia)
  • Aladdin (Derngate, Northampton)
  • Cinderella (Hastings)


  • Calamity Jane (Watermill Theatre & National Tour)
  • 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
  • A Christmas Carol
  • 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)
  • A Christmas Carol, The Cherry Orchard, Dancing at Lughnasa, 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)
  • Sweet Charity (Frankfurt)
  • Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest (Guilford Shakespeare Company)
  • Putting It Together
  • The Fantasticks
  • Bouncers
  • Side by Side by Sondheim (Harrogate Theatre)
  • The Thing About Men
  • Let Us Fly (Kings Head Theatre)
  • Forbidden City
  • A Twist Of Fate and The Snow Queen (Esplanade Theatre, Singapore)
  • Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Guernsey)
  • By Jeeves
  • Tell Me on a Sunday starring Claire Sweeney
  • Eden End
  • Hormonal Housewives* and 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)
  • 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).

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