Nic is a lecturer, teacher and theatre director. He has taught in a range of educational settings, including working in drama departments in universities for fifteen years and secondary schools for thirteen years, where he led one of the largest Drama cohorts in the UK. Nic has won various awards for his teaching and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He founded the award winning Small Change Theatre, whose productions Long Wave, Red Velvet and Making the Difference amongst others have toured nationally to a range of venues including BAC, Latitude Festival and Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
Nic currently teaches on the modules
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Nic co-edited Rancière and Performance as part of the Performance Philosophy series, published in February 2021. Nic is co-editing a forthcoming issue of Research in Drama Education on the futures of drama education and applied theatre and performance. He has published in various peer reviewed journals including Reflective Practice and RiDE.View more publications
Nic is participating in the Futures project, a European project which emphasizes the importance of high-quality adaptation skills as the means to support individuals in acquiring and developing key competences (see Futures – Future laboratories for professional and personal development (pb.edu.pl)
Nic is on the editorial board of Research in Drama Education.