Nicholas Nwosu

Nicholas Nwosu is a Street Dancer from Nigeria. His dance styles mix Hip Hop, Twerking and Hip-let in a unique blend, focusing on improvised and innovative movement. He was a recipient of Dance Ireland's Launchpad Bursary in 2019, and was supported by Dance Ireland’s Emerging Artist HATCH Award in 2020.

Since 2009 he has created dances for the Calabar Carnaval, worked as a dancer at Casablanca Club in Largos, and has been involved in numerous street dance competitions throughout Nigeria, including the International Calabar street dance competition. Nicholas has been involved in various competitions and performances in Ireland. He has taught and performed at WILD West Cork Contemporary Dance Festival, was winner of the Kristal Basement dance battle 2018, has performed at the Write Venue and Rage, and taught at Garter Lane, Waterford.

In 2018 he had a Residential Residency at Dance Ireland with Tara Brandel, which led to the making of Circus (choreographed by Tara Brandel), which will tour in 2019 to Cork Midsummer Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival, San Francisco International Arts Festival and Seattle International Dance Festival.

Nicholas is currently working with Croi Glan on a new aerial show, 'Tilt', which will tour in Autumn 2020.