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Goddard | Nixon Project



The Goddard | Nixon Project was founded in 2009; it is an ongoing choreographic collaboration between Jonathan Goddard and Gemma Nixon.

Jonathan Goddard trained at Rambert School, later working for Scottish Dance Theatre and Richard Alston Dance Company before joining Rambert in 2008.

In 2007 Jonathan was the first contemporary dancer to be nominated in the dance category of the South Bank Show/Times Newspaper Breakthrough Award. In 2008 he was nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance and went on to become the first contemporary dancer to win the Critics' Circle National Dance Award for Best Male Dancer. Jonathan joined Rambert in summer 2008.

Before joining Rambert in 2006, Gemma Nixon also worked at Scottish Dance Theatre; since then,  she has danced and created several main roles with various choreographers including the Mother in Christopher Bruce's Hush.

Ladies and Gentlemen, how bored are you?

The first collaboration between Jonathan Goddard and Gemma Nixon (Rambert Dance Company) explores the condition of a modern relationship.

Ladies and Gentlemen, how bored are you? received its premiere on the 30th of December 2009 in Valencia, Spain as part of the international Work Collective curated by Clara Barbera.

Choreographed & performed by Jonathan Goddard & Gemma Nixon
Photo: Robin Gladwin