Nathan studied at the Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy and Brent Street Studio before accepting a place at The Australian Ballet School in 2002. He graduated in 2004 with an Advanced Diploma of Dance and took up his first professional contract with Queensland Ballet in 2005. Nathan was promoted to Soloist in October, 2007.
In 2005 Nathan performed his first solo role as the Prince in the touring production of The Little Mermaid. He also performed the Blue Bird pas de deux from François Klaus’s The Sleeping Beauty and La Chasse in Queensland Ballet’s Vis-à-vis Studio Series; as well as creating the Arabian pas de deux with Clare Morehen for the Company's production of The Nutcracker in 2005. Other major roles that François Klaus has created on Nathan include Don José in Carmen (2007), both the title role of Romeo and Tybalt in Romeo & Juliet (2006), the roles of Theseus and Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2008) and the role of Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire (2009).
- Prince in Francois Klaus’s The Little Mermaid
- Blue Bird pas de deux in François Klaus’s The Sleeping Beauty
- Arabian pas de deux in Francois Klaus’s The Nutcracker
- Don José in Francois Klaus’s Carmen
- Romeo and Tybalt in Francois Klaus’s Romeo & Juliet
- Theseus and Oberon in Francois Klaus’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- Mitch in Francois Klaus’s A Streetcar Named Desire
- Natalie Weir’s Orpheus
- Heathcliff in Natalie Weir’s Wuthering
- Bluebird pas de deux and the role of Catalabutte in Francois Klaus’s The Sleeping Beauty
- Mordred in Francois Klaus’s King Arthur & the Tales of Camelot
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Nathan’s mother Tony Scicluna has been running The Young Generation Dancers for 36 years. Nathan is highly passionate about coaching dancers for their transition into company life and interested in chorography after getting the opportunity to create Rendezvous for the 2011 Vis-a-vis series.