Andrew McNicol - Choreography / ballet
Andrew McNicol is a freelance British choreographer noted as “a name to watch” and “talented beyond his years.” His choreographic work began whilst studying at The Royal Ballet School, where he won the Kenneth MacMillan Choreographic Competition.
Andrew has already choreographed in a range of contexts including for The Royal Ballet of Flanders, Northern Ballet, The London Olympics, New English Ballet Theatre, The Royal Ballet Upper School, Dance East, The National Youth Ballet, Ballet Central, and Juice Opera Trio.
He has worked with Kim Brandstrup through Dancelines--a Royal Opera House choreographic initiative and Jonathan Lunn through DanceEast’s ChoreoLab Project. He also received his Master of the Arts through Ballet Central’s new Professional Choreographic Programme.
In 2014, he was a nominee for the prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé Award and in 2015 he was shortlisted for the New Adventures Choreographic Award.
Andrew has collaborated with acclaimed film composer Rachael Portman, Glyndebourne’s young resident composer Luke Styles and Linbury prize winning designer Emma Bailey.
In 2015, he became the first invited choreographer to work with Northern Ballet on their inaugural choreographic project alongside choreographers from The Royal Ballet and Scottish Ballet.
He also choreographed for The New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet and returned to choreograph for The Royal Ballet Flanders by kind invitation of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.