NICK SANDYS is proud to be an Artistic Associate at First Folio, where he most recently appeared as Sherlock for the closing weekend of Sherlock’s Last Case. Previous productions including Captain Blood, Turn Of The Screw, Blithe Spirit, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Richard III, and Midsummer Night’s Dream. He has also directed The Merry Wives Of Windsor, Romeo & Juliet (Jeff Nomination for Fight Choreography), and Macbeth.
Nick is the current Artistic Director at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, where he has directed Howards End, Puff: Believe It Or Not, Pirandello’s Henry IV, Great Expectations (co-produced with Silk Road Rising), Life Of Galileo, Travesties, and Our Class, as well as appearing in many shows, most recently Frankenstein, Pygmalion, An Inspector Calls, The Goat Or Who Is
Nick is also a Resident Fight Director at Lyric Opera of Chicago, having choreographed violence in over 50 operas and directed the 2019 revival of Strauss’ Elektra. He has designed combat at many Chicagoland theaters, on Broadway, and at The Metropolitan Opera, and has been adjunct faculty at The Theatre School at DePaul since 1995. Nick is the recipient of 16 Joseph Jefferson Nominations (and one award). a 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award from DePaul and a 2018 Audie Nomination for his narration of Bram Stoker’s Dracula on Amazon Classics.