A Night At The OperaNEW! November 2008 : "Can You Keep A Secret?"

Nick is directing the workshop of "Can You Keep A Secret?" part of the Perfect Pitch showcase at the Trafalgar Studios.

The show, with Music by Matthew Brind and a Book by Lesley Ross, will feature Sally Ann Triplet, Gerard Bentall, Anna Clayton, Gareth Chart, Rachel Bingham and Meshell Dillon.

Click here for more details: www.perfectpitchmusicals.com

NEW! October 2008
Horrid Henry: Live and Horrid Transfers to the West End!

Based on the popular children’s books written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, and adapted for the stage by John Godber, Horrid Henry will open in Trafalgar Studios 1 for a limited festive season from 21 November 2008 to 11 January 2009. Directed by Hannah Chissick with design by Pip Leckenby and movement/choreography by Nick Winston.

"...the ingeniously choreographed football match..." What's On Stage "

...a beautifully choreographed football match..." The Stage

Click here to book tickets: theambassadors.com

A Night At The OperaNEW! October 2008 : "A Night At The Opera"

Nick will be choreographing a piece for 'A Night At The Opera' which will visit various venues across the UK, throughout October and November.

A spectacular celebration of the world's favourite opera classics, A Night at the Opera is an event to celebrate the universal love for some of the most enduring music ever created.

The show will feature Jonathan Ansell plus special guests and the Night at the Opera Orchestra, in a glorious celebration of the most famous and best loved arias from the world's favourite operas, including; Aida, The Barber of Seville, La Boheme, Carmen, Cosi Fan Tutte, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, Madame Butterfly, The Magic Flute, Rigoletto Tosca, La Traviata and many more.

30 Oct 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera ---- CARDIFF Millennium Centre    08700 402 000

31 Oct 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera -- BRIGHTON Brighton Centre    0844 847 1515

2 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera -- SHEFFIELD City Hall    0114 278 9789

3 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera GATESHEAD The Sage    0191 443 4661

5 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera --- ABERDEEN Music Hall    01224 641 122

6 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera --- GLASGOW Royal Concert Hall    0141 353 8000

7 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera NOTTINGHAM Royal Concert Hall    0115 989 5555

9 Nov 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera BOURNEMOUTH BIC    0844 576 3000

10 Nov 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera - SOUTHEND Cliffs Pavilion    01702 351 135

11 Nov 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera LIVERPOOL Philharmonic Hall    0151 709 3789

12 Nov 2008    19:45
A Night At The Opera BASINGSTOKE The Anvil    01256 844 244

13 Nov 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera MANCHESTER Bridgewater Hall    0161 907 9000

16 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera - BRADFORD St Georges Hall    01274 432 000

18 Nov 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall    0121 780 3333

20 Nov 2008    20:00
A Night At The Opera ----- BRISTOL Colston Hall    0117 922 3523

21 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera -- PLYMOUTH Pavilions    0845 146 1460

22 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera PORTSMOUTH Guildhall    023 9282 4355

23 Nov 2008    19:30
A Night At The Opera ----- LONDON Palladium    0844 412 4657

NEW! October 2008 : Reviews for Nick's current touring production of GOTTA SING GOTTA DANCE

"Nick Winston's choreography is superb..."

"The inventive choreography elevates the show and adds another dimension...."

"With the help of Nick Winston’s unusual choreography, the dancing - especially the tap - is elegant fun. There is even a suggestion of Wilson, Keppel and Betty’s act..."

NEW! September 2008 : "Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance"

Nick is currently rehearsing the new cast of "Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance". The show will feature, Robyn North (Phantom Of The Opera), Barnaby Thompson (Music Man), Pharic Scott (Starlight Express) Sophie Byrne (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) and Alison Dormer (Oliver) with musical direction from Steve Ridley.

Visit the official website for more information: www.gottasinggottadance.co.uk

September 23-25
Devonshire Park, Eastbourne

September 26
Wylliotts Centre, Potters Bar

September 27
Devonshire Park, Eastbourne

October 1
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

October 2
Civic, Doncaster

October 8
Princess, Torquay

October 9
Pavilion, Exmouth

October 10
Courtyard, Hereford

October 14
Playhouse, Weston Super Mare

October 21
White Rock, Hastings

October 24
Pavilion, Rhyl

October 26
Futurist, Scarborough

NEW! September 2008 :
Nick has been asked to choreograph the music video for the new single from Bob The Builder! The single will be released later this year, check back here for updates.

Wizaer of OzNEW! August 2008 : Nick Winston's WIXARD OF OZ choreography enjoys wide acclaim!

"...niffty choreography from Nick Winston..." EVENING STANDARD

"...Nick Winston’s choreography is witty and enjoyably executed and the orchestra delivers the music with zest..." FINANCIAL TIMES

"... Nick Winston's snazzy choreography..." TIMEOUT LONDON

"...The orchestra sounds lush, and the dancing, especially, is top-notch..." THE SUNDAY TIMES

"...Adam Cooper's Tin Man dances a witty horn-pipe of liberation ..." THE INDEPENDANT

"...great choreography by Nick Winston..." THE BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE

NEW!July 2008 : Nick to choroegraph: HORRID HENRY LIVE and HORRID!

Based on the books by Francesca Simon, adapted for the stage by John Godber, directed by Hannah Chissick and choreographed by Nick Winston!

For the first time ever on stage, Henry takes his rightful place in the spotlight! Along with Mum, Dad, Perfect Peter, Moody Margaret, Rude Ralph and all your favourite characters. Only they’re not going to be in the spotlight, of course, not if Henry’s got anything to do with it. And Henry’s even got John Godber, author of Bouncers, Up ‘n’ Under, Teechers and many other great plays, to help make this an occasion not to be missed! Unless you’re a vegetable-eating, homework-loving, smelly-nappy baby - in which case, you should stay at home!

NEW! June 2008 : "The Wizard of Oz" cast is announced

The principal cast is announced for The Wizard of Oz which opens at the Royal Festival Hall on the 23rd of July 2008.

Sian Brooke (Dorothy), Adam Cooper (Tin Man), Roy Hudd (Wizard of Oz), Julie Legrand (Wicked Witch of the West), Hilton McRae (Scarecrow), Gary Wilmot (Cowardly Lion), Suzanna Fellows (Glinda/Aunt Em), Julian Forsyth (Uncle Henry).

Visit Oz at www.followtheyellowbrickroad.co.uk

Bob The BuilderNEW! May 2008 : Bob The Builder

Nick will take his first steps into the world of animation this month, working with HIT Entertainment, choreographing a special animation video featuring Bob The Builder!

NEW! April 2008 : Nick Winston to choreograph "THE WIZARD OF OZ" at the Royal Festival Hall.


Wednesday 23 July 2008 - Sunday 31 August 2008

This summer there is no place like Royal Festival Hall as it transforms into the mystical Emerald City. With a click of your heels and a sprinkle of Southbank Centre magic you'll be swept away on a bewitching adventure to the Land of Oz. Follow Dorothy and her friends Toto, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion on their quest to find their heart's desire and a way back home.

Ruby SlippersThis new stage version of the unforgettable film is directed by acclaimed Artistic Director Jude Kelly, and features the classic songs 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow', 'Follow The Yellow Brick Road' and 'We're Off To See The Wizard'. A rare opportunity to experience this spell-binding musical live on stage, this is a must-see summer event.

Director: Jude Kelly
Designer: Michael Vale
Choreographer: Nick Winston
Musical Director: Jonathan Gill
Lighting Designer: Mike Gunning

THE MUSIC OF DIRTY DANCING returns for the 3rd year. This sensational concert, directed and choreographed by Nick Winston, features over 25 hit songs from the original film. Featuring West End performers and a live band - songs include, I’ve Had the Time of My Life, Hungry Eyes, Overload, Love is strange, She’s like the Wind, Yes and Hey Baby. Catch this concert on July 19th at Audley End or the 3rd August at Tatton Park. Full cast to be announced soon

March 2008 : "Humble Boy" in Northampton!

Nick will be back at The Royal & Derngate Northampton, working on "Humble Boy" by Charlotte Jones. Starring Lesley Joseph, one of the UK's favourite actresses, as Flora, Queen Bee of the Humbles, this award-winning West End comedy about love, loss and the joys of bee-keeping is funny, intelligent and deeply moving. Fri 11 Apr - Sat 03 May.
March 2008 : Award Nomination for Pinocchio

News! "The Adventures Of Pinocchio" has been nominated for The Royal Philharmonic Society Awards. The winners will be announced on the 15th May at the Dorchester Hotel. Nick will be recreating his work on the show for a production in Germany later this year.

March 2008 : "Gotta Sing Gotta Dance" Spring/Summer Tour Schedule

Saturday 29 March
Congress Theatre Eastbourne 01323 412000

Sunday 6 April
Plaza Theatre Stockport 0161 477 7779

Saturday 12 April

Majestic Theatre Retford 01777 706 866

Thursday 17 April

Woodville Halls Gravesend 01474 337774

Friday 18 April

Dorking Halls Dorking 01306 881 717

Saturday 19 April

Civic Centre Aylesbury 01296 486 009

Tuesday 6 May

Epsom Playhouse Epsom 01372 742 555

Wednesday 7 May

Mercury Theatre Colchester 01206 573 948

Thursday 8 May

Grove Theatre Dunstable 01582 60 20 80

Friday 9 May

Assembly Halls Tunbridge Wells 01892 530 613

Saturday 10 May

Corn Exchange Kings Lynn 01553 764 591

Wednesday 14 May
Lyceum Crewe 01270 537 333

Saturday 17 May

The Castle Wellingborough 01933 270 007

Thursday 29 May

Exmouth Pavillion Exmouth 01395 222 477

Saturday 31 May

Radlett Centre Radlett 01923 859 291

Friday 6 June

Albert Halls Bolton 01204 334 400

Wednesday 18 June
Embassy Theatre Skegness 0845 674 0505

Thursday 19 June

Playhouse Norwich 01603 598 598

Friday 20 June

Alban Arena St Albans 01727 844 488

Gotta Sing Gotta DanceMarch 2nd 2008 : GOTTA SING, GOTTA DANCE! A Magical Night At The Musicals

A new breed of musical theatre compilation awaits in this thrilling show, featuring song and dance numbers from stage and screen.

Director Chris Jordan and Choreographer Nick Winston take you on a ride through the world of musical theatre in this fully staged show.

From Gershwin to Grease and Lloyd-Webber to Wicked via Les Mis, Lerner and Lowe. Starring, Lara Denning, Alison Dormer, Anthony Kirwin, Gemma Naylor and Alain Trezoli. The show opens at the Congress Theatre Eastbourne on March 29th, before embarking on a UK Tour

February 2008 - Pinocchio Tours until March

The acclaimed Jonathan Dove / Opera North production of Pinocchio, choreographed by Nick Winston will tour until March!

Theatre Royal - Nottingham, February 8-9
Lowry - Salford, February 15-16
Grand Opera House - Belfast, February 22-23
Sadler's Wells - London, February 27, 29, March 1
Theatre Royal - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, March 7-8

The Guardian ***** "The Adventures of Pinocchio pulls off the elusive feat of pleasing everyone by pandering to no one - it's almost overabundant with visual delights."

The Times ***** "The show is a true ensemble effort"

The Independent **** "This Pinocchio is clearly for life, not just for Christmas."