Nick Sandys | Artistic Associate
Nick Sandys appeared as Malvolio in this past summer's acclaimed production of Twelfth Night. Previously at First Folio he has appeared as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (2008 Jeff Nomination), as Buckingham in Richard III, and as Theseus/Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2004), and he has also directed Macbeth (2009), as well as choreographing the fights for Macbeth, The Castle of Otranto, and Twelfth Night. Other recent Chicago credits include: Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady (Light Opera Works); Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Deeley in Old Times, Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro, Henry in The Real Thing (Jeff Nomination 2007), Tartuffe in Tartuffe, Bernard in Arcadia (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Artistic Associate); Col. Proctor and others in Around the World in 80 Days (Lookingglass Theatre); Montano in Othello, Prince Escalus in Romeo & Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare); Freud in Oedipus Complex (Goodman Theatre); Jekyll in Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Darcy in Pride and Prejudice (Northlight Theatre); and Alceste in The Misanthrope (Jeff Nomination 2004 - Next Theatre). He is also a certified Fight Director with The Society of American Fight Directors, and his fight choreography has been seen recently not only at First Folio but also at Steppenwolf, The Goodman, Lyric Opera, Victory Gardens, Lookingglass, Shattered Globe (2008 Jeff Award), and The Metropolitan Opera (NYC). This coming season Nick will appear in Blithe Spirit for First Folio and direct Romeo & Juliet on the outdoor mainstage.