Nicole is a native of South Carolina who began her ballet training at the age of four. She has trained at Columbia City Ballet, Columbia Classical Ballet, and Houston Ballet and with Tulsa Ballet Company II. She has participated in many summer intensives including Boston Ballet Dance Lab, Washington Ballet Academy, Houston Ballet and the famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia on a Youth American Grand Prix scholarship. Her repertoire includes The Nutcracker, Dracula, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, and Sleeping Beauty among others. Nicole returns to Columbia Classical Ballet for her third season.