Nicholas Shoesmith was born in Cirencester, England and trained at The Australian Ballet School. He joined Scottish Ballet in 2012 and was promoted to Soloist in 2016. He was appointed Associate Choreographer in 2022.

Nicholas was nominated in the National Dance Awards 2019 in the 'Outstanding Male Classical Performance' category for his role as John Proctor in The Crucible.

Nick is generously supported by Linda Herd in his capacity as Associate Choreographer.

‘Proctor [is] danced with searing intensity and soaring tormented jumps’

Helen Pickett's The Crucible, The Observer, August 2019
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