Nicole


Aspirations:

I am thrilled to be joining the East Dance Studios community. Dance has been a consistent part of my life for over 25 years now. I simply can’t imagine who I would be without it! I’m excited to help foster the love of dance in future generations and create new memories and friends.

Achievements:
  • Performed in the New England Patriots home opener/NFL season kickoff game: 2015
  • Boston Cannons Dance Team Captain/Choreographer: 2012 - present
  • Boston Cannons Dance Team: 2011 - present
  • Bacardi Dancers: 2011
  • Fitness Instructor: 2011- present
  • Preschool/Children’s Ballet Instructor: 2010 - present
  • American Dance Awards Teen Dancer of the Year, 1st runner-up: 2002
  • Teen Miss Dance of New England, 2nd runner-up: 2002
  • Miss Dance Xplosion: 2001
  • Dance Conventions and Master Class Training: 1997-2005
  • Competitive Dance Experience: 1997-2005
  • Years of Dance Study: 1990 - present

   Dance Courses Include:

Ballet~Pointe~Tap~Jazz~Lyric~Contemporary~Pom 
EDUCATION:
  • MA in English, UMass Boston: 2013
  • BA in Anthropology, UMass Boston: 2011
  • BA in English, UMass Boston: 2011
  • Minor in Dance: 2011
  • Member of Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society 
CERTIFICATIONS:
  • College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) Certified Tutor
  • MA Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) certified English teacher grades 5-12
  • CPR, AED, & Pediatric First Aid Certified

FUN FACTS:

  • Talent Tally: I’m a pretty good tapper!
  • Quirks: I can remember choreography from 15+ years ago; I always have a song stuck in my head; and I don’t drink coffee.
  • Motivation Musts: a good outfit!
  • Prior Pastimes: softball, snowboarding, gymnastics
  • Interest Inventory: fitness, healthy recipes, scary movies, bowling, secret lover of hot yoga.