Nik is a theatre practitioner, specialising in freelance production and technical management, and lighting design. Originally trained at the Bristol Old Vic in the UK, he has worked for premier companies both in the UK and New Zealand. He has toured extensively with shows in New Zealand and internationally to festivals throughout Europe, Australasia, Asia and North America. Nik was part of the team that built and installed the flying system into the new ASB Waterfront Theatre for Auckland Theatre Company and worked on their inaugural show Billy Elliot. For Auckland Theatre Company, Nik has worked on Nell Gwynn, Peer Gynt [recycled], You Can Always Hand Them Back, Guys and Dolls, The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate, Like There’s No Tomorrow, God of Carnage, Mary Stuart, and Disgrace. Nik has taught lighting at the University of Auckland, AUT, Unitec and Toi Whakaari. Nik was the Production Manager for the Auckland Writers Festival from 2015 – 2017. He is currently working as Technical Manager for Amici’s end of year production of Sister Act at the ASB Waterfront Theatre, and will light NZ Dance Company’s new work at the Auckland and Wellington Festivals next year.