Nicholas has been the recipient of a Western Australian Equity Award (A Swell Party) and was the winner of the Sydney Cabaret Showcase Competition for 2005. He was nominated for the 2008 Sydney Theatre Critics Award for Best Cabaret for The Fabulous Frances Faye in Australia. Nicholas subsequently toured this show to New York, The Adelaide Cabaret and FEAST Festivals, Mardi Gras Festival, His Majesty’s Theatre (WA), Belvoir St for B Sharp, Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Parramatta Riverside and QPAC for their 12 Acts of Cabaret Festival. Well Swung (My career is failing so I have to do a Swing Show) his latest show has had outings at the Noosa Long Weekend Festival and at His Majesty’s Theatre (WA).
His theatrical performance credits include: Eddie/Dr Scott in The Rocky Horror Show (GFO), Jesus in Dreamsong (Melbourne Arts Centre), Kromov in The Merry Widow (Opera Australia), KoKo alternate in The Mikado (Opera Australia) Zoltan Kaparthy in My Fair Lady (Opera Australia); Thomas Williamson in The Hatpin (Whitebox/Neil Gooding Productions); Troubadour in Crusade (Kookaburra Workshop Production); Motel/Mendel in Fiddler on the Roof (TML); Salvador Dali in Barber of Seville (Opera Australia); Louis in Sunday in the Park with George (Q Theatre); Jay Yates in Titanic (Seabiscuit Productions); Mordred in Camelot (The Production Company) and Bill Snibson in Me and My Girl for His Majesty’s Theatre (WA).
Writing and development credits include; Melba for the Hayes Theatre, Irving Berlin “Songs in the Key of Black” for Lucy Maunder, Gun Shy for Kirk Page, Jim Morrison: Kaleidescope with Luigi Lucente, Marlene vs Freeda Corset for Damian Ross, All the Way: A Tribute to Sammy Cahn for Laura Bernay, Shopping Centre Santa with James Millar, Doorknockers for Chrissy O’Neill and Nicholas Moorehead and two ‘Downstairs at the Maj’ Cabaret Soiree seasons (Sondheim and Loesser).