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Career history

British Council 2011- 

Creative Director, Arts, 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.

Independent producer, consultant and project manager 2010 - 2011 and 2003 - 2004

 

Brighton Dome and Festival

Bristol City Council/ACE South West

Cholmondeleys and Featherstonehaughs

Critical Path, Sydney

Dublin Theatre Festival/Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre

Manchester Metropolitan University

Mem Morrison/Arts Admin

Salisbury Playhouse

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company

Southbank Centre London/Dance Umbrella 

Teatr Pieśń Kozła (Song of the Goat), Poland

University of Winchester

 

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

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.

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.

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.

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 

Dancework

Dance Gallery (MA, USA) 

Gregory Nash Group

Mantis Dance Company

Michael Clark Company

Sue MacLennan's Occasional Dance Company

Fin Walker

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) 

Commissioned works:

Chisenhale Dance Space

Contact Theatre, Manchester 

Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool

Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture/Tramway

Leeds City Art Gallery

Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield

National Youth Dance Festival/Dance Umbrella 1986

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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 Theatre, 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 and Western Sydney. Bretton Hall College, De Montfort University Leicester, Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University, Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Theatre School Amsterdam, Victorian College of the Arts Melbourne.

Writing/speaking

Articles for Animated, Dancing Times, International Arts Manager, New Dance Magazine, Real Time Australia. Presentations/panels throughout the UK and in Adelaide, Beirut, Belgrade, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Madrid, Melbourne, Montreal, Sydney, Taipei, Tashkent, Tokyo and Yerevan. 

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