Jonathan Goddard by Rick Guest

Jonathan Goddard by Rick Guest

Jonathan Goddard is a professional dance artist, movement director and choreographer who has worked for many major British dance companies including Scottish Dance Theatre, Richard Alston, Mark Bruce Company, Yorke Dance Project and Rambert

He is a founder member of New Movement Collective, and has been a tutor at the Architectural Association in London. His most recent work includes The Mother a full evening duet with Natalia Osipova choreographed by Arthur Pita, which premiered in Edinburgh (2018), Moscow (2019), the Southbank Centre London (2019) and Sochi, Russia (2020).

Jonathan was nominated for Times/South Bank Show Breakthrough Award in 2007, Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance in 2008, Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Best Male Dancer 2011 and 2012. He has won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Male Dancer twice, in 2008 and 2014, also winning Outstanding Male Performance (modern) in 2014 and 2019.

Credits as Movement Director: Romeo and Juliet, Antony and Cleopatra, Strange Interlude, Man and Superman, Beaux Stratagem, As You Like It, Sunset at the Villa Thalia (National Theatre); The Cherry Orchard (Roundabout Theatre Broadway); Timon of Athens, Two Gentlemen of Verona (Royal Shakespeare Company). Movement Associate: Matilda (Netflix), West Side Story (Leicester Curve), Dance Associate: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End).

Choreographer credits include While You Are Here with director Lily McLeish and Company Chameleon’s Pictures We Make (Linbury Theatre).

Critics’ Circle National Dance Award
(2020)
Outstanding male performance (Modern)

Critics’ Circle National Dance Award
(2014)
Best Male Dancer

Critics’ Circle National Dance Award
(2014)
Outstanding Male Performance (Modern)

South Bank Show Sky Arts Award 
(2013)

Critics’ Circle National Dance Award
(2008)
Best Male Dancer

Nominations

Critics’ Circle National Dance Award
(2012)
Best Male Dancer

Critics’ Circle National Dance Award
(2011)
Best Male Dancer

Olivier Award
(2008)
Outstanding Achievement in Dance

South Bank Show / Times Newspaper
Breakthrough Award
(2007)