Artist in Residence /
16th May – 22nd May, 2022
Nicholas Jachno will be completing a residency at The Lock-Up while working with Catapult Dance for an upcoming performance at Maitland Regional Art Gallery.
ABOUT NICHOLAS JACHNO
Nicholas Jachno is a Canberra-based Contemporary Dancer. He studied a range of dance techniques at Canberra Dance Development Centre before attending The New Zealand School of Dance, graduating with a Diploma in Dance Performance majoring in Contemporary.
In 2018, Nicholas has been a part of Malia Johnston’s, Rushes, for the 2018 New Zealand Arts Festival, which received four Wellington Theatre Awards. He was also a dancer and collaborator in a design film project, Kinesis, that was displayed as part of the Lux Light Festival in Wellington and received a Bronze award at the Best Design Awards 2018. Nicholas also worked for Cadi McCarthy as a dancer in Catapult Dance Hubs premiere Season of That Place in Between.
In 2019, Nicholas premiered his first solo work, An Observant Man, as a part of the DDCreative residency. The work has since been picked up to be a part of The Bold Festival, ESCALATE IV, Dance on the Edge and Catapult Dance Choreographic Hubs, Propel.
In 2020, Nicholas performed in Catapults Season, Mixed Bill, which contained four works from choreographers; Kristina Chan, Craig Bary, Omer Backley-Astrachan and Adam Blanch. Most recently Nicholas was a part of Liz Lea’s ‘The Point’ which premiered at the Belconnen Arts Centre in Canberra in 2021.