Welcome to the Website of Choreographer and Director Jonathan Watkins. Here you will find news on upcoming projects and commissions along side information on past work in Dance, Theatre and Film.



1984 wins South Bank Sky Arts Award for Dance


Jonathan’s production of 1984 for Northern Ballet has won the South Bank Sky Arts Award for Dance. Announced at the Award ceremony held at The Savoy, London on June 5th which will be broadcast June 8th at 8pm on Sky Arts.

International streaming of 1984 via BBC ARTS Online


BBC Arts Online and The Space have made the full production of 1984¬†a ballet by Jonathan Watkins available to stream internationally for the next two months. After being broadcast on BBC Four in February and the live UK Tour now being over, the opportunity to watch Northern Ballet’s incredible dance actors perform Jonathan’s adaptation of […]

1984 Nominated for South Bank Sky Arts Award


‘1984’ has been nominated for a South Bank Sky Arts Award 2016. The production that Jonathan created for Northern Ballet had its world premiere last September and has been nominated in the dance category. The prestigious awards focus on the arts in their entirety and the ceremony will be shown on Sky Arts on 8th […]