Nicole is a dancer, scientist, interdisciplinary artist and, generally, a maker of things- many different things. She has performed aerial and ground-based dance around the country and has been known to accidentally break more than a few test tubes while (accidentally) dancing in science laboratories.
She has an MFA in dance from the University of Colorado Boulder with a focus in Somatics and Multidisciplinary Performance and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.S. in Environmental Science from Columbia University in NYC. Her current focus in dance and science revolves around the diverse application of the creative process across disciplines.
Her experience includes directing a diverse array of collaborative multimedia productions as well as evening length dance-based productions with casts of over 40. She was awarded the Metropolitan State University of Denver College of Professional Studies Outstanding Service Award, Faculty and Staff Award for Exceptional Achievement in Community Engagement, ATLAS Innovator Residency, ACE performance grant, Charlotte York Irey Award for talent in performance, choreography and teaching and a three-year Roser fellowship.
She currently teaches at Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc., and is on faculty Metropolitan State University of Denver where she helped create and currently co-coordinates a Dance Program in collaboration with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance.
The musicians for the performance will be: Jasmine Sandusky, Gary Deaguero, Jared Rozeboom, Reece Classen
The dancers for the performance will be: Emily Baroody, Hanna Dotson, Lauren Duff, Nicole Fleit, Logan Gillette, Andrew Hale, Tori Lich, Olivia Regester, Sydnie Warren, Zachary Zambo