Nikos Lagousakos has a Bachelor in Choreography from the SNDO of Amsterdam He has worked in shows including Opening and Closing ceremomies of the Athens Olympics in 2004, Winter Olympics of Turin in 2006 where he was an assistant mass choreographer. At the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics in Turin that year he started making his own work as a choreogrpaher.
He has collaborated with directors of Opera productions : Damiano Micheletto (including Puccini's La bohème at the Salzburg Festspiele in 2012), Alberto Triola (including April 2014 La Clemenza di Tito by Mozart, at the Kamer oper in Vienna).
In April 2014 he was the Movement Director and Associate Director for ‘Clusters of Light’ an oratotorio which stages the life of Mohamed the Prophet and the birth of Islam. A show staged in Sharjah in the UAE.
In 2013 he had his director’s debut for an opera, staging Maria Di Venosa by Francesco D’Avalos at the Festival della Valle D’Itria and was crowned with an enormous success by both crowd and press.
This year he is directing and choreographing a tribute show to the 40 year anninversary of the Festival Della Valle D’Itria.
In 2013 he directed and choreographed The Wall of Opportunities, during Salone del Mobile in Milan, a show that won the Bronze Leon for Design at the Cannes Festival a few months later.
In 2012 he was a guest professor at USC of Los Angeles California teaching Choreography for a semester.
He is a regular professor of Body awareness and stage presence at the Accademia del Bel Canto ‘Rodolfo Celletti’ in Martina Franca in Italy.