Stewart Nicholls

Curriculum Vitae of Stewart Nicholls

Directing, Choreographing and Musical Staging

Directing and Choreographing

2018A Spoonful of ShermanNational Tour
2017AladdinDerngate Northampton (Qdos)
2017A Spoonful of ShermanZedel
2016Jack and The BeanstalkDerngate Northampton (Qdos)
2016Bumblescratch (concert staging)Adelphi Theatre, London
2016A Cup of Tea with Lady CGilded Balloon, Edinburgh
2016Bar Mitzvah BoyRadlett & Upstairs at the Gatehouse
2015CinderellaCrewe Lyceum (Qdos)
2015Love BirdsPleasance Theatre, Edinburgh
2015Business As UsualCheltenham Everyman Theatre
2015Jewish LegendsRadlett & Upstairs at the Gatehouse
2014Robin HoodTruro, Hall For Cornwall
2014Free As AirFinborough Theatre
2014The Mikado / IolantheNational Tour (choreography only)
2014A Spoonful of ShermanSt James Theatre Studio
2014Merman's ApprenticeLandor (workshop)
2013CinderellaTruro, Hall for Cornwall
2013The Biograph GirlLondon College of Music (direction only)
2013Salad DaysLondon College of Music (direction only)
2013Princess IdaBuxton Opera House (choreography only
2013IolantheBuxton Opera House (choreography only
2013Gay's The Word (Ivor Novello)Jermyn Street Theatre
2012AladdinTruro, Hall for Cornwall
2012The MikadoBuxton Opera House (choreography only)
2012Dorothy Squires: Mrs Roger MooreEdinburgh Festival & White Bear Theatre
2012Gay's The Word (Ivor Novello)Finborough Theatre
2012Robinson Crusoe and the Cornish PiratesTruro, Hall for Cornwall
2011Noel and GertieCockpit Theatre (choreography only)
2011High Jinks With The HamiltonsEdinburgh Festival
2011Cowardy CustardNational Tour (musical staging only)
2011Sleeping BeautyTruro, Hall for Cornwall
2010I Love A PianoNational Tour
2010Jack and The BeanstalkTruro, Hall for Cornwall
2009Lunch with Marlene and NoelNational tour
2009Hetty Feinstein's Wedding AnniversaryNew End Theatre
2009CinderellaTruro, Hall for Cornwall (choreography only)
2009CopacabanaGCA Conservatoire
2009Big Bruvva - The MusicalGatehouse & Edinburgh
2008Lunch with MarleneNew End Theatre
2007The Young OnesGatehouse (guest choreographer)
2007Lunch with the Hamiltons – Second HelpingEdinburgh Festival
2007Faith Brown and Her Boys in the BuffPleasance One Edinburgh
2007A Little Sondheim on the SideGSA Conservatoire
2006BlondelPleasance Theatre (choreography only)
2006Lunch with the HamiltonsEdinburgh Festival
2006BeatlemaniaGothenberg Opera House
2006Maggie MayGSA Conservatoire (choreography only)
2005South PacificBirmingham Symphony Hall
2005In The MoodShort Film: (Tap choreography only)
2005Into Thin Air!New Players Theatre
2005Ann VeronicaTheatre Museum
2005Happy As A SandbagGSA Conservatoire
2004Grab Me A GondolaTheatre Museum
2003Over My ShoulderWyndham's Theatre & Tour
2002CarouselSt. David's Hall, Cardiff
2002The AmazonsTheatre Museum
2002Love SongsBridewell Theatre
2002Over My ShoulderJermyn Street Theatre
2001Vanity Fair & Zip Goes A MillionTheatre Museum
2000In The RedHer Majesty's Theatre
2000A Girl Called Jo & Follow That GirlTheatre Museum

Commercial CD releases of production directed

YearProduction DirectedCompany
2016BumblescratchSim G Records
2015Love BirdsSim G Records
2015A Spoonful Of ShermanSim G Records
2015Free As Air (to be released)Jay Records
2012Gay's The WordJay Records
2002The Amazons (Grammy Nominated)Must Close Saturday Records
2002Over My ShoulderThat's Entertainment Records
2001Vanity FairBayview records
2001Zip Goes A MillionBayview records


Oxford University PressOxford Companion of British Musical Theatre (chapter: Ivor Novello and British Operetta)
Must Close Saturday RecordsSleeve notes for various CD releases
Warner /Chappell Music LtdPublication of Restored version of Noel Coward's 'Sail Away'
Artemis Music LtdWriter of 'Legendary Ladies of Broadway'– 4 volume music book

Archive Work

On BehalfofDetails
David HenekerWriter of 'Half a Sixpence', 'Charlie Girl', 'Expresso Bongo', 'Irma La Douce'
Julian SladeWriter of 'Salad Days', 'Free as Air', 'Trelawny' etc
George PosfordWriter of 'Zip goes a Million', 'Goodnight Vienna', 'The Good Companions'

Other Experience

Arts Educational SchoolsDirector/History of Musical Theatre Lecturer (conversion course)
London College of MusicGuest Director/Choreographer
Guildford School of ActingChoreographer, Guest Lecturer, Guest Assessor, Tap Dance teacher
P&O Cruises/Cunard QE11Direction & Choreography for two shows & guest lecturer.
Noel Coward SocietyInvited & accepted Honorary membership
Songs To Make You SmilePianist for singer: Lilia La Scalar
Singalong Glee ClubPianist/Singer for performer David Benson
David Benson Sings Noel CowardPianist/Singer for performer David Benson


1998 - 2000 Drama Teacher, Woking 6th Form College.

1996 - 1998 Researcher, Assistant Director of various large scale one-off tribute concerts at Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, Royal Festival Hall, Her Majesty’s Theatre and Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York.

1992 - 1996 Guildford School of Acting

Various leading roles in productions, assisting directors and musical directors. Selected to devise, direct & stage tribute to Noel Coward.

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