Nico Monaco

Nico Monaco

Rehearsal Director


Nicola Monaco started his training in dance at the age of nineteen in Italy where he studied contemporary and ballet. In 2001 he attended the professional course of Aterballetto under the direction of Mauro Bigonzetti. At the end of his training he immediately joined the dance company Artemis Danza, directed by Monica Casadei, where he stayed for two seasons. In 2003 had the opportunity to work for awarded Dutch dance company Emio Greco/PC where he stayed until 2008, taking part in the latest creations of the company and being able as well to dance all the repertory, touring worldwide. In 2009 he moved to London and had the chance to work and collaborate with choreographers such as Akram Khan, Gregory Maquoma, Tom Dale, The Featherstonehaughs and The Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company. Meanwhile Nicola started his own research as choreographer performing for the Arcola Theatre and The Place Theatre. In 2012, Nicola started collaborations with the University of Malta as guest teacher and as rehearsals director for mavinkhooDance, the company directed by Mavin Khoo. In 2015 Nico started a collaboration as teacher with the DanceHuis in Milan directed by Susanna Beltrami and the dance department of Fontys Dance Academy in Tilburg. He also teaches workshops internationally.