Cast & Creative


Nik Ashton

Associate Director

Nik has worked on Matilda The Musical in London, New York, Toronto and Australia. Directing work includes La Rondine and Lucia di Lammermoor (Opera Holland Park), The Wizard of Oz (Chichester Festival Theatre), Moon on a Stick (Royal Opera House), Whistle Down the Wind, The Jungle Book, The World Goes Round and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Castle, Wellingborough), Candide, The Calling of Maisy Day, Dolffin and Wild Cat (Welsh National Opera). Nik was the Revival Director on The Thieving Magpie for Opera North and on Peter Stien’s production of Falstaff at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona. Staff Director/Resident Director credits include work for Welsh National Opera, the National Youth Music Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre. Productions Nik has directed for young people have twice won a Royal Philharmonic Society award.