James Nix

Dancer & Choreograph
James Nix was born in Toronto, Canada and trained at Quinte Ballet School of Canada and Canada’s National Ballet School, where he danced in pieces including William Forsythe’s ‘In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated’ and Jiří Kylián’s solo ‘27’52”’. He was a company member at Hessisches Staatsballett Wiesbaden from 2014 to 2018, where he performed in ‘Left, Right, Left, Right’ by Alexander Ekman, Crystal Pite’s ‘10 Duets on a Theme of Rescue’, Marco Goecke’s ‘Suite Suite Suite’, Edward Clug’s ‘Ssss’, Marcos Morau's ‘Ariadna’ and Wayne McGregor’s ‘Infra’. From 2018 to 2020, he was a company member at the Ballett des Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz in Munich.
James Nix became a member of the Ballett am Rhein company at the beginning of the 2020/2021 season. Since then, he has appeared in Aszure Barton’s ‘Come In’ and in the role of Mr. Smith in Andrey Kaydanovskiy’s ‘Die kahle Sängerin’. He has danced the role of Franco in ‘Geschlossene Spiele’, choreographed by Demis Volpi, and also choreographed one of the divertissements in Demis Volpi’s ‘The Nutcracker’.