Nick Sandys is proud to be an Artistic Associate at First Folio, where he will next appear in Captain Blood. Previous productions include Turn of the Screw, Blithe Spirit (Jeff Nomination), Twelfth Night (Jeff Nomination), Much Ado About Nothing (Jeff Nomination), Richard III, and 2004’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He has also directed The Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo & Juliet, and Macbeth. Other recent acting credits include: My Fair Lady (Light Opera Works); The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes (Mercury Theater); An Inspector Calls, The Goat or Who Is Sylvia? (Jeff Nomination, Chicago Magazine Best Actor 2011), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Jeff Nominations for Principal Actor and fight choreography), (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company–Producing Artistic Director); The Thirty-Nine Steps (Cleveland Playhouse/Syracuse Stage); as well as productions with Lookingglass, Chicago Shakespeare, Goodman, Northlight, Next, among others. Recent directing credits include The Life of Galileo, Travesties, Our Class, Seascape (Remy Bumppo), Persuasion (Chamber Opera Chicago), and Bedroom Farce (Eclipse). He is a certified Fight Director with The Society of American Fight Directors, and his choreography has been seen at Steppenwolf, Goodman, Lyric Opera (over 50 operas), Victory Gardens, Lookingglass, Shattered Globe (2008 Jeff Award), on Broadway and at The Metropolitan Opera.