Nicole is from Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, where she trained at her home studio Relevé Dance Academy under Kim Generally, Kendal Surdyke and Mackenna Bennett for 12 years. During that time, Nicole was a member of Releve’s competition team, and performed several roles in their Spring Productions, such as The Wizard of Oz, Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and Aladdin. Nicole has also trained with Kristen Sudeikis Dance, Ken Braso and Liz Hartwell from the Springfield Ballet, Manuel “Lukky’ Harvey from Kansas City, along with many others. Since graduating from Camdenton High school, Nicole trained for a semester in the Missouri State Dance Program under Ruth Barnes in the Fall of 2020, before transferring to the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where she’d been accepted into the UMKC Dance Conservatory, and trained with DeeAnna Hiett, Tobin James, Karen Brown, and Caroline Dahm for the Fall 2021 Semester. While living in Kansas City, she has continued her education while teaching dance classes at Westside Dance Company in Overland Park and training with KCCD.