Nicky Henshall

Rehearsal Director

Nicky trained at the Royal Ballet Lower and Upper school and performed professionally as an Artist with English National Ballet company from 2009 to 2015. Her rehearsal director credits include Akram Khan Company’s Outwitting the Devil and Jungle Book reimagined, English National Ballet’s Creature (choreographed by Akram Khan) and Nora (choreographed by Stina Quagebeur, New English Ballet Theatre’s 2018 Season, and Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Embrace (choreographed by George Williamson). Nicky’s performing credits include An American in Paris West End production (choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon), On The Town Japan Tour (choreographed by Ashley Page), New English Ballet Theatre’s 2017 season, and Nutcracker Reimagined (choreographed by Jenna Lee). She has also appeared on the BRIT Awards with Wayne McGregor, in Disney’s Nutcracker and the Four Realms, and was a 2nd year tutor at the Central School of Ballet during the 2020/21 school year. Nicky is also director of Staffordshire Youth Ballet, and is mentored by Kerry Nicholls.

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