Dancer. Choreographer. Teacher.
Nahum began his formal training at The Hammond School in Chester, and continued his training in Cuba at the Prodanza Ballet. Soon after, Nahum moved to New York to study at The Ailey School on the Scholarship Program.
A further scholarship enabled Nahum to take part in the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive.
As a freelance dancer he has performed works by George Faison (The Wiz), Camille A Brown, Marcelo Gomes (American Ballet Theatre) Andy Blankenbeuhler (Hamilton, In The Heights), to name a few, and has also performed with companies such as New York Dance Lab, Ballet Laura Alonso, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He also performed worldwide on the 60th Anniversary West Side Story International Tour.
He was a featured dancer in the Original West End Production/International Tour of Inala Live: A Zulu Ballet, choreographed by Mark Baldwin OBE.
Nahum is currently a member of the Richard Alston Dance Company.
‘Every time the contained and agile dancer Nahum McLean appeared he summoned welcome tone.’
Marian Kennedy - London Theatre
‘Each dancer is offered at party piece from spinning top dancer Nahum McLean, in a round of dizzying multiple turns’