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Career history


Consultant, facilitator, adviser


2019 -


Arts Council Collection/people make it work

Arts Council of Ireland

Arts Council Wales/people make it work

Arts Development Company

Australian High Commission London/UK-AU Season 2021

Barking and Dagenham Collective

Bright Foundation

Brixton House

Chichester District Council/Season of Culture 2022

Clore Leadership

Culture Reset/people make it work

Dance City Newcastle

Donmar Warehouse

East London Dance

Edinburgh International Festival


Exeter Northcott Theatre

Federation of Drama Schools



Llangollen International Eisteddfod/people make it work

Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham/people make it work

Manchester UNESCO City of Literature/people make it work

Marine Theatre Lyme Regis


National Theatre of Parramatta Western Sydney

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

New Earth Theatre

New English Ballet Theatre

Newcastle Theatre Royal





Phoenix Dance Theatre

Playing ON


Regents Park Open Air Theatre

Rose Bruford College

Rosetta Life

Scarborough Borough Council

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

Shoreditch Town Hall

Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough

Studio 3 Arts Barking and Dagenham

Tara Theatre

Theatre Alibi

Theatre Re

Theatre Royal Plymouth

Transform Festival

Trowbridge Town Hall

Vincent Dance Theatre

Wac Arts

Wellcome Trust/people make it work

World Cities Culture Forum/people make it work

York Theatre Royal

Yorkshire Dance

Teatr Pieśń Kozła's Macbeth (2010), directed by Grzegorz Braal, for which Nash produced an English tour including a Barbican season and national symposium. Photograph Krzysztof Bielinski.


British Council 2011 - 2020

Creative Director (London)

Director Programmes Development Arts (London)

Director Arts Wider Europe (Istanbul)


Bolero (2014) was a co-production between Nottingham Playhouse, Sarajevo War Theatre and ODA Theatre Pristina. Developed with British Council during Nash's time as Director Arts for Wider Europe, it was directed by Michael Pinchbeck and designed by Sarah Lewis. Photograph Julian Hughes.

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Director, The Point Eastleigh

(Eastleigh Borough Council) 2005 - 2009 


Establishing an associate artist scheme at The Point, Nash was also joint lead on the £3m development of its 145m² residential creation space which opened in November 2009. Photograph Eastleigh Borough Council.

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Producer, Northern Stage

(Newcastle Playhouse) 2004 - 2005 

Kaput by Margaret Wilkinson (2005) was a co-production between Northern Stage and Live Theatre, Newcastle. It was directed and designed by Neil Murray with lighting by Malcolm Rippeth. Photograph Keith Pattison.

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Director, Australian Dance Council

(Ausdance NSW) 2001 - 2003 



As director of the state advocacy body for dance in NSW, Nash established the Critical Path programme for performance research in a former naval drill hall on Sydney Harbour. In 2010 he was asked to return to undertake an extensive impact study of the programme. Photograph Heidrun Lohr.


Drama & Dance Projects Manager,

British Council (London) 1997 - 2000 

Akram Khan in his solo Loose in Flight (2000). For British Council Nash organised Khan's first international solo and company performances as a contemporary dance artist. Photograph Chris Nash.

1996 Genesis Canyon by Stephan Koplowitz

Programme Manager, Dance Umbrella 

1995 - 1997 

Pre-production shot for Genesis Canyon, a site-specific work created for the Natural History Museum by Stephan Koplowitz which opened the Dance Umbrella Festival in 1996. Photograph Chris Nash.


Dancer 1981 - 96


Cycles Dance Company 


Dance Gallery, Northampton USA 

Gregory Nash Group

Mantis Dance Company

Michael Clark Company

Sue MacLennan's Occasional Dance Company

Fin Walker


Rizzio in Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off by Liz Lochhead, directed by Brigid Larmour at Contact Theatre Manchester 1992. 

Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks with Scottish Chamber Orchestra at Glasgow Tramway 1993.

Nash in Momentum Rush, created for his own company in 1986 during a residency at Yorkshire Dance Centre, Leeds. Costume design by John-Paul Philippe. Photograph Chris Nash.


Choreographer 1984 - 1994

Gregory Nash Group

Opera Australia 

Scottish Chamber Orchestra/James Macmillan

Youth and community dance companies across the UK


Choreographer in residence Contact Theatre Manchester (1991-93), Third Eye Centre/CCA Glasgow (1988-90) and Yorkshire Dance Centre Leeds (1986) 


Chisenhale Dance Space 1992

Contact Theatre, Manchester/Yorkshire Sculpture Park 1993

Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool 1984

Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture/Tramway

Leeds City Art Gallery 1990

Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield 1988

National Youth Dance Festival/Yorkshire Sculpture Park 1986

Handel's Julius Ceasar at Opera Australia/Sydney Opera House (1994). Nash was choreographer for the production which was directed by Francisco Negrin and designed by Anthony Baker. Photograph Branco Garcia.


Movement Director 1988 - 1995

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Contact Theatre, Manchester

Greenwich Theatre

Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Pocket Theatre Cumbria

Sheffield Crucible

TAG, Glasgow

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh






Alan Cumming as Pip in TAG Theatre Company's 1988 production of Dickens' Great Expectations adapted by Jo Clifford. Nash co-directed the production with Ian Brown. Photographer unknown.


Visiting lecturer/teaching 

Universities of Birmingham, Coventry, Glasgow, Singapore, Warwick and Western Sydney. Bretton Hall College, De Montfort University Leicester, Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University, Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Rose Bruford College London, Theatre School Amsterdam, Victorian College of the Arts Melbourne.


In the UK and in Adelaide, Beirut, Belgrade, Colombo, Delhi, Dublin, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Madrid, Melbourne, Montreal, Sydney, Taipei, Tashkent, Tokyo and Yerevan. 

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