Nick Atkinson is an Australian actor, singer, songwriter & producer based in New York. He played the role of debonaire host Maximilian Martel at The McKittrick Hotel since its inception until August 10th this year. Nick hosted and emcee'd many of the fantastic events, and worked in the legendary off-broadway immersive show for 7 and 1/2 years. Sleep No More won the 2011 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience & was awarded a special citation at the 2011 Obie Awards. Nick appeared in the 2014 US Open promotional TV spots as the notorious Maximilian from The McKittrick Hotel, alongside Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett. The commercial series were nominated for an Emmy.
His recently worked with Loic Mabanza on the pilot for the upcoming TV series Myles Raven playing an underworld drug lord. He played the role of Shamrayev in The Seagull at The East River Amphitheater. In Australia he appeared on Big Sky, Breakers & he played Summer Bay 'bad boy' Rod Sutton on Home & Away. He appeared in Rebel Penfold Russell’s Willful& Let’s Get Skase starring Alex Dimitriadis. Nick’s work as a producer has been critically acclaimed, the brilliant short film 116 by Julia Campanelli has had huge success on the short film circuit both domestically and abroad.
Nick is a graduate of The West Australian Academy Of Performing Arts, Perth Western Australia. His new production company - Breakfield Entertainment, specializes in films focussing on the LGBTQ experience. He is also excited to be collaborating on new projects with the Actors Theatre Of New York.