Andrew McNicol


Andrew McNicol is an emerging freelance British choreographer. His choreographic work began whilst studying at The Royal Ballet School, where he won the Kenneth MacMillan Choreographic Competition. He received his Master of the Arts through Ballet Central’s Professional Choreographic Programme and has been noted as ‘a name to watch’ and ‘talented beyond his years’.

Already McNicol has 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, National Youth Ballet, Ballet Central, Dance East and Juice Opera Trio.

Andrew has worked with Kim Brandstrup through Dancelines, a Royal Opera House choreographic initiative and Jonathan Lunn through Dance East’s ChoreoLab Project. In 2014, he was a nominee for the prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé Award.

Previously, Andrew has collaborated with acclaimed film composers Rachael Portman, Philip Feeney, Glyndebourne’s young resident composer Luke Styles and Linbury prize winning designer Emma Bailey.

Andrew is thrilled to be working with Northern Ballet on their inaugural choreographic project. Upcoming projects include choreographing for The Royal Ballet Flanders and New English Ballet Theatre return with his dramatic narrative ballet The Kreutzer Sonata. Most recently, he has been invited to create for The New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet.