Nix is Academy Manager for Performing Arts, Creative, Cultural and Digital Industries, City College Plymouth.
She has an honours degree in Theatre from Dartington College of Arts and joined Kneehigh Theatre immediately after her degree, working from 1988 to 2005, as a performer (touring far and wide, both indoors and out), as a Movement Director, and as a Director. She has also spent from 2006 – 20011 working as a performer, performance director and member of the Core Artistic Team with WILDWORKS. She has been responsible for the development and delivery of company performer training for both companies over many years.
She has worked across a broad spectrum of theatre with a very diverse range of Directors and Companies, from TIE, through village hall touring, to classical text based theatre, physical theatre, dance and ‘site-specific’ work. She has worked extensively as a Movement Director and as a performer, has run countless Youth Theatres across all ages and abilities and has been associate lecturer in Theatre at both Plymouth University and Essex University.