Nick Atkins is a theatre maker and producer. He is currently Producer, Q Programs at The Joan and Board Member of PACT Centre for Emerging Artists. This year he directed Teacup in a Storm for The Q and is currently in development for a cross disciplinary adaptation of Frankenstein to be presented in November. As a writer his play Out of the Bars won Gasworks Arts Parks Playtime initiative.
In 2015 he developed and implemented The Q’s Young Artist Program whilst overseeing The Q’s established residency, research and development activities. In this year he was also a member of PACT’s Rapid Response Team.
In 2014 he created and performed A Boy & A Bean presented at PACT and The Joan. Mardi Gras awarded the show Best Performing Arts Event of the 2014 festival. In this year he completed residencies with Blacktown Arts Centre, Performance Space and Urban Theatre Projects.
Previously Nick worked as the Associate Producer and Co-Artistic Director of Crack Theatre Festival. From this role he collaboratively programmed the festivals presentation, panel and master classes series. He has worked as a teaching artist for The Joan, Shopfront Contemporary Arts, Casula Powerhouse and ATYP.