Nick Lewis: Head of Drama
Nick trained in Musical Theatre and Acting at Mountview Theatre School, London and subsequently at Queen Margaret’s University, Edinburgh. His PGCE was gained with Devon SCITT in 2007. His Theatre credits include ‘Les Miserables’ (West End), 10th Anniversary Concert (Albert Hall), ‘Blood Brothers’ (West End and UK Tours), ‘Privates on Parade’ (Greenwich and UK Tour) and ‘Macbeth’ (Westminster Theatre). He appeared as Christian Bale’s friend, Henry in the film of John LeCarre’s ‘A Murder of Quality’. Open air productions include Les Miserables concert, Chelmsford and Gobbledigook’s ‘Robin Hood’ at Bolton Abbey as Prince John. For Pick Me Up Theatre in York, Nick has recently played King Arthur in ‘Spamalot’. Sweeney Todd in Sondheim’s ‘Sweeney Todd’. The Cowardly Lion in ‘The Wizard of Oz’. Herbie in ‘Gypsy’ and Charlie the Duck in ‘One Man, Two Guv’nors’.
When not involved in teaching, directing and acting, Nick is a rugby union fan, supporting Wasps but enjoying the game at all levels. He enjoys walking the fells, skating (roller) and cycling with his wife and two young daughters. His big passion is surfing, preferably in a warm ocean.
Nick is delighted to be joining the highly regarded drama department at AKS from Queen Margaret’s School for Girls, York. Nick is a highly experienced Head of Department working in schools both in the UK and overseas.