Nicholas Shikkis

Nicholas Shikkis

Dancer

Nicholas was born in Cyprus, where he began training in Latin American and Ballroom dance at the age of 3. He became the National Champion of Cyprus in Latin American Dance at 17, representing Cyprus in various international competitions. He trained at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London, graduating in 2016. He performed in La Traviata at the Royal Opera House and danced with Rambert in A Linha Curva by Itzik Gallili and The Creation by Mark Baldwin at Sadler’s Wells. Nicholas has also worked with Davide Bombana for DanceCyprus Company, Antonia Franceschi, Kerry Nicholls and Fotis Nicolaou. In 2016 he joined the Richard Alston Dance Company where he toured both nationally and internationally until 2020. In March 2019 Nicholas was Dancing Times Dancer of the Month. He was also part of Inala choreographed by Mark Baldwin where he performed in the Westend, the Royal Albert Hall and toured extensively in China.  Nicholas joined Yorke Dance Project in 2021.