ABOUT NICOLE

 

Nicole has been seen on television in "Blue Bloods", "A Gifted Man", "Law & Order SVU", "Mercy", "As the World Turns", "Naked Brothers Band", and in the feature film "London Betty". She holds a BA in Theater and Psychology from Yale University and an MFA from American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

Nicole has performed on Broadway in Rent (Joanne); and the Original Companies of Hair (2009 Tony Award Best Revival) , and Lennon. Off Broadway she has played Isabella in Measure for Measure and Lady MacDuff in Macbeth (The Public Theater); Happiness (Lincoln Center Theater Workshop); Boy Gets Girl and Murder Ballad (Manhattan Theatre Club); and Sidd (New World Stages). Regionally she has worked with Paula Vogel at Baltimore Center Stage, played Ann Deever in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons (Intiman Theater in Seattle), Kate in David Lindsay Abaire’s Good People (Geva Theater/Indiana Rep), and most recently Jory in Disgraced (Arizona Theater Company) in addition to works at Philadelphia Theater Company, The Old Globe (San Diego), Hartford Stage and ACT (San Francisco) amongst others. Special Engagements include the Original Works: Far But Close by/with Daniel Beaty (Dance Theater of Harlem); Flowers are Sleeping by/with Eisa Davis (Symphony Space) and Revival: Son House by Keith Glover (Geva Theater Festival). 

Nicole is pleased to be recognized as a 2013 New Hampshire Theater Award Nominee (Best Supporting Actress in a Musical) for her portrayal of Asaka in Once On This Island at Weathervane Theater where she has also directed Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation, David Mamet’s Race and Moon Over Buffalo . In addition to her extensive career as an actress and director, she is a teacher and coach focused on accessing and unleashing the authentic voice.

 

 
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REELS

 
 

RESUME

 

BROADWAY
Hair 
(White Boys Trio; Sheila/Dionne u/s)
Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Lennon (Marcy/Julia u/s)
Broadhurst Theatre

Rent (Joanne)
Nederlander Theatre

OFF BROADWAY/REGIONAL
Bedlam's Sense and Sensibility
(Mrs. Jennings)
The Gym at Judson

Disgraced (Jory)
Arizona Theatre Company

Macbeth (Lady Macduff)
The Public Theater

Good People (Kate)
Geva Theatre/Indiana Rep

A Civil War Christmas (Hannah)
Baltimore Center Stage

Murder Ballad (Sarah/Narrator u/s)
Manhattan Theatre Club

Nobody Loves You
(Tanya/Nina/Zenobia)
The Old Globe

Measure for Measure (Isabella)
The Public Theater

Boy Gets Girl (Harriet/Beck u/s)
Manhattan Theatre Club

All My Sons (Ann Deever)
Intiman Theatre
  Dir. Valerie Curtis-Newton

FILM/TELEVISIONFILM/TELEVISION
"Mr. Robot"
(Risk Assessment Officer)
USA Network

"Odd Mom Out"
(CDC Rep)
Bravo

"Blue Bloods"
(Court Clerk)
CBS

"A Gifted Man" (Paramedic)
CBS

"As The World Turns" (Susan)
CBS

"Law & Order: SVU" (Attending Nurse)
NBC, Dir. Judd Taylor

 
 

TRAINING
M.F.A. – American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco
B.A. in Theatre – Yale University

SPECIAL SKILLS
Dialects: Standard British, East London, Southern
Dance: Basic Jazz, Swing, Salsa, Contemporary Modern
Other: A Capella Singing, Tennis, Cartwheels, Driver's License

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PHOTOS & VIDEOS

 
 

COACHING

 

Nicole Lewis  •  Yale Graduate  •  Broadway Actress

With an MFA in Theater and 20 years experience in the worlds of professional musical and legit theater I can help you prepare for auditions, connect to your material and bring your best self to the work. 

Reveal your unique strengths that distinguish you from the crowd so you can own your professionalor graduate school audition whether working songs, monologues or scenes

Get clear.        Get grounded.       Get the job.

 WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

"Students who study with Nicole have the opportunity to learn from a dedicated, positive teacher who is also working frequently at the highest level of the performance industry.  She is a nurturing educator who listens intently to each individual and then masterfully delivers the essential feedback that actor needs in order to make a breakthrough in his or her work."
Mariah Sage, Founder Present & Perform

"Nicole's analysis of text is quick and insightful. She is great at honing in on the kind of specifics in a scene that sets you apart in the audition room. She coaches you "through" process into being authentically you. My kind of artist."
Sekou Laidlow

"I found Nicole to be a natural teacher.  She made me feel comfortable and curious about the whole process.  It was very, very informative."
Glenn Boice

"I thought it was a fun workshop and a wonderful collaboration with everyone involved. Nicole provided spot on feedback and I'd love to participate in another workshop she offers."
Greg Mouning

Or call 646-765-8173


 
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CONTACT

 

Theater, Film and Television
Julia Berman and Bill Timms
Lava Entertainment LLC

252 West 38th Street, Suite 1001
New York, NY 10018

212.600.8132
julia.lavaent@gmail.com

Commercial On Camera and Voice Over
CESD
333 7th Avenue, 
11th Floor
New York, NY 10001

212.477.1666
www.cesdtalent.com