Nicola is an Australian born theatre director based in London, whose work has received accolades and been shown throughout the UK & Internationally. She has trained in theatre, design and fine art, including gaining her MA Theatre Directing (Middlesex University, London & GITIS – Russian Academy of Theatre Arts, Moscow), Lincoln Centre Theatre Directors’ Lab (New York), NIDA (Sydney), ROH attachment (London), B. Design Visual Communications (UTS & Central Saint Martins) and Fine Art (Slade, London).
Directing includes: UPROOTED (Look Left Look Right in collaboration with UNICEF, Shoreditch Town Hall), AS YOU LIKE IT (RYV Theatre, Regional Tour), HEAD OF THE TABLE (Supported by Arts Council England and The Old Vic Lab), PROPHECY (Look Left Look Right, Charterhouse London), GUTTED (Marlowe Theatre), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (The HandleBards; Assembly Rooms, National & International Tour - The Stage Awards nominee), GOING BUSH (Bush Theatre), COMEDY OF ERRORS (RYV Theatre, Regional Tour), THE SUICIDE SHOP (St James Theatre), THE POWER OF POISON, Lab Presentation (Old Truman Brewery), MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (Premiere UK Tour), RUBEN GUTHRIE (New Wimbledon), COLLISION (Latitude & Bestival), EARTHWORKS (Arcola), LITTLE WOMEN, The Musical (Best New Musical, shortlisted nominee Off West end Theatre Awards), FIGARO Revival (Buxton Opera Festival), IronBark's THEATRE ASHES (Latitude), MAMAN and THE EDGE (Theatre503), FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Cambridge Arts Theatre), THE 52 SHOW (Leicester Square Theatre), CAN I GET A KISS FROM DAISY? (Old Vic, reading), MISS JULIE (Sterts Theatre, Cornwall), SCENES OF A MASSACRE (Custard Factory, Birmingham) and THE TEMPEST (New Theatre, Sydney).
Other Credits: Resident with the Kenneth Branagh Plays at The Garrick Season, THE WINTER'S TALE, ALL ON HER OWN, HARLEQUINADE and ROMEO AND JULIET. Associate Director on West End productions, THE LADYKILLERS (Liverpool Playhouse, UK Tour), ONCE The Musical, GHOST STORIES, FLASHDANCE, 39 STEPS, as well as GREAT EXPECTATIONS (ETT & Watford Palace), MY FAIR LADY (International Tour), KES (Liverpool Everyman Playhouse), and No.1 UK tours of ASPECTS OF LOVE and THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, SOUND OF MUSIC, FOLLIES (London Palladium), A FAMILY AFFAIR (Arcola) and EUGENE ONEGIN (BYO, West End).
Nicola is a member of SDUK and MTN.