Nick Leos recently returned to the States after living in London where he received his Master’s Degree in Theatre Directing from the prestigious East15 Acting School at Essex. While in London, he directed, choreographed or performed in: Antony & Cleopatra (Stockwell Playhouse, Off-West End); Free Solo: A New Musical (Drayton Arms Theatre, BEAM2018 Festival, Tristan Bates Theatre, Camden Fringe Festival); Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salter’s In the Continuum (Bread and Roses); Neaptide (Arcola, dir. Rosamunde Hutt); Romeo & Juliet (East 15, dir. Graham Watts); Educating Rita (Queens Theatre Hornchurch, dir. Rosalind Philips).
Nick received his BFA from Oklahoma State with additional training at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway in NY. Nick was Assistant Director for the 1st National Tour of “Catch Me If You Can”, Dance Captain for “Kiss Me Kate” and dancer for “Bye Bye Birdie”, both with MUNY. While in NYC, he kept very busy performing with Paul Taylor Dance, the Derek Mitchell Dance Company and the Barrow Group. Nick served as director/choreographer for the Off-Broadway premier of “Press Play”, assistant choreographer for Control Freak Dance Co. and was a directing and choreography intern for the 2010 season at the MUNY Theatre. You might have even seen him performing on TV’s “The Wendy Williams Show”.
In addition to teaching all genres of dance and dance levels from beginner to professional, Nick teaches musical theatre history, audition techniques, scene work and character development. Nick has been an Adjunct Professor of Dance at N. Oklahoma College and Guest Teaching Artist at DreamYard Preparatory in Bronx, NY.