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.



Jonathan included in Yorkshire’s Top 100 List


Jonathan is included in The Yorkshire Post’s Top 100 list. ‘Barnsley-born Watkins trained at the Royal Ballet School and has staged a number of impressive productions in Yorkshire. Bringing a dance adaptation of Kes to the Sheffield Crucible last year he turned his attention to another literary classic. Working with Northern Ballet, 1984 was a […]

1984 hosted on WeTransfer


1984 is now available to stream on WeTransfer website for a limited time.

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.