Nikki joined the DVC family in 2006, relocating from the cement and glitter of the LA scene, to join the stellar faculty, in the lush green, Bay Area. Nicole began her college teaching career as an adjunct faculty member at San Diego State University, and has worked as an acting coach, workshop lead, vocal coach, auditioning and business prep advisor and is a publish playwright.
Nicole serves a DVC Drama’s CE Lead for our Technical Theater Programs and is our High School Outreach Coordinator. Off-campus, Nicole serves with Intercity Alliance, The Homeless Church of San Francisco, Foster/Adopt S.F. and A New Day for Children.
Nicole is a member of Actor’s Equity, a Founder of The Bay Area Street Church, a Respondent, workshop presenter, and coach for Region 7: K.C.A.C.T.F. (The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival)
Nicole holds several degrees and certificates, among them a BA in Theatre Performance (SDSU) and an MFA in Acting (FSU/Asolo Conservatory)
Nicole is a wife to Zach, mother to Semaje, a confessed coffee addict, Golden State Warriors Fanatic, a proud beagle-owner, and is widely known for putting corks in students’ mouths, corsets on their midsections, food-related driven analogies in their minds, and misspelled words in their syllabi.