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NICHOLAS RANAURO (he/him) is a Brooklyn-based director and choreographer with an extensive background in dance and theatre. Known for an innovative approach to storytelling, Nicholas is thrilled to be working on Children of Eden - his favorite musical of 15+ years! A 2014 graduate of The Juilliard School, Nicholas’ creative talents have been fostered by organizations such as Dance Lab NY, DanceBreak, and the 92nd St Y. Performance credits include The Phantom of the Opera (25th Anniversary Tour), Brigadoon (Encores! dir./chor. Christopher Wheeldon), Joseph… Dreamcoat (dir./chor. Andy Blankenbuehler), iLuminate, Keigwin & Co., and Seeing You (dir./chor. Ryan Heffington). Nicholas is a certified instructor in both Pilates and Gyrotonic movement methodologies, and teaches ballet and musical theater for a number of in-studio workshops, including Dance Device Lab and Commercial Dance Intensive. Out of all of his experiences so far, choreographing Children of Eden will undoubtedly be one of the most meaningful. Follow along @nickiranaj

Nicholas Ranauro