Nicole started dancing at the age of 3 in her hometown Seattle, WA and went on to compete locally and nationally, earning numerous awards, scholarships, and titles. Nicole also had the opportunity to be the assistant teacher for several dance conventions including Hollywood Connection, Adrenaline, and West Coast Dance Explosion. In 2009 she moved to New York to attend NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and earn a BFA in Dance and a minor in Business Studies, graduating in 3 years. While in New York, Nicole has had the opportunity to work with many talented choreographers like Deborah Jowitt, Cherylyn Lavagnino, Benoit Swan-Pouffer , and Azure Barton, to name a few. Some favorite performances include the Tisch Gala at Lincoln Center, Capezio ACE Awards, Carnival Choreographer’s Ball, and Alvin Ailey Summer Division Showcase at Ailey CitiGroup Theater, and Cedar Lake CL 360 Show. Nicole is also an instructor at Refine Method and a Nike Training Club Brand Ambassador. Nicole is pursing a career in PR as well as dance and hopes to make a difference on and off the stage for years to come. When she’s not dancing, you can find Nicole being a fitness connoisseur, an ice cream fiend, and a general life enthusiast.
- New York University Dean’s List
- Dance Central for Xbox Kinect Cover Model
- National Merit Commended Scholar
FIRST THING THAT COMES TO MIND WHEN YOU SAY “CAPEZIO"
Cute and comfortable dancewear .
FAVORITE CAPEZIO ITEM
I have this coral cross-back leotard that is my audition go-to outfit!
BIGGEST PIECE OF ADVICE FOR OTHER DANCERS
Don’t limit yourself to one style or facet of the dance world, because they all have something valuable to offer—versatility and willingness to try anything are so important! Be confident in who you are and what unique things you have to offer. Poise and presenting yourself well can go a long way!
UNUSUAL FACT/LOVE/HABIT/GOAL/ABILITY THAT PEOPLE MIGHT NOT KNOW
I eat ice cream and chocolate every day, without fail. I adore bright colors, especially turquoise and pink. I am fascinated by travel and hope to visit the majority of the countries of the world in my lifetime.