Nicole Wolcott is a choreographer, teacher and performer based in Brooklyn, NY. Called “One of today’s finest dance comedians and a knockout dancer,” by the New York Times, Nicole has enjoyed a long career with dance companies, rock bands and video artists around the country and been the subject of a feature article DANCE TEACHER magazine. After creating their signature work, Straight Duet, together in 2002, Larry Keigwin and Nicole co-founded KEIGWIN + COMPANY in 2003; She was the Associate Artistic Director and a featured dancer until 2013. Nicole continues to assist Larry on a variety of projects outside of the company’s framework; most recently the Broadway production of If/Then starring Idina Menzel, The work closest to her heart is creating Boleros in communities around the country with Larry, based on their large scale signature work with 50 New York community members “Bolero NYC.” Wolcott’s choreography has been performed at a range of venues from The Kennedy Center to CBGB’s with critical acclaim.
In addition to dancing with KEIGWIN + COMPANY, other highlights of her career include performing at the Metropolitan Opera House under the direction of Mark Dendy, working with site- specific choreographer Noemie Lafrance; being a featured dancer in Doug Elkin’s original “Fraulein Maria;” appearing in music videos and concerts with the art rock phenomenon FischerSpooner; and being a featured dancer in “Across the Universe,” an Oscar nominated film by director Julie Taymor.
She enjoys teaching at private studios and universities in New York City including NYU and Princeton as well as traveling the country as a guest artist. A pet project for Nicole is directing the KEIGWIN + COMPANY Summer Intensive at The Juilliard School each year ( keigwinandcompany.com)