Kerry Nicholls

Contemporary Program | Artist Faculty

Kerry Nicholls has taught, choreographed, mentored, performed, and consulted for dance companies and institutions worldwide.

Nicholls is regarded as one of Britain’s leading contemporary technique teachers. She receives many invitations to teach internationally at Ballet National de Marseille (France), Escuela de Danza (Cuba), the Beijing Dance Academy (China), and the Juilliard School (U.S.). Nicholls was appointed Co-Director of Creative Learning for Studio Wayne McGregor in 2007 and was awarded a Lisa Ullmann Travelling Scholarship to shadow Liz Lerman in the USA and advance her work in the Critical Response Process.

Currently, Nicholls is an assessor for English National Ballet School and Royal Ballet School, as well as being the Contemporary Module Leader for the Degree programme at The Royal Ballet School. She is a choreographic mentor and career consultant for the Royal Opera House, English National Ballet, Rambert, and Scottish Ballet. Nicholls is director and owner of Kerry Nicholls Dance, which launched in autumn 2012.

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