Nicholas Wainwright is a theatrical director, creating work with a balance of thought provoking issues, and entertainment through dark/twisted whimsy and vaudevillian techniques.
Nicholas' background includes serving as Artistic Director of a NJ teen theatre company, Daydreamer Productions. Nicholas has been nominated for a few awards for his direction in the theatre as well as receiving 2 Golden Mickey Awards from Walt Disney World for productions he brought down to Disney Springs/Downtown Disney. He has also received performance awards from Paper Mill Playhouse amongst others. He can be seen performing at Universal Orlando Resort during the Grinchmas holiday season and as a teaching artist at the Garden Theatre. Nicholas is currently a Theatre Director in Orange County School district and is also the current director at Citrus Music in Orlando, FL.
I strive to create work with a balance of thought provoking issues and entertainment through my signature brand/style. Being an actor myself, my rehearsal rooms are of a collaborative nature but always have a clear sense of direction. I communicate clearly to designers, and actors alike my vision for a piece, and make sure that we all stay on the same path to get there. By mixing elements of Burtonesque designs and Fosse’s choreography stylings, my work balances on the dark/unusual whilst still appropriate for commercial audiences. My style and eye for details makes for an interesting and collaborative rehearsal room, and an unapologetically stylized production. My goal for audiences is to leave a show with strong feelings, they can be feelings of anger, hate, love, or admiration, etc. - so long as it inspires further discussion on their way home.