Born and raised in South Florida, Nicole Hellman has been dancing since the age of two. Having trained in Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Lyrical, Hip Hop and Gymnastics, Nicole was a competitive gymnast and was ranked #2 in the State of Florida. Nicole has participated in numerous summer intensive programs such as The Nutmeg Conservatory (Connecticut), North Carolina Dance Theatre, American Theatre Dance (New York), Peridance Center (New York), New York City Dance Alliance, and Joffrey Jazz and Contemporary Dance (New York). Nicole continues to further her dance studies in N.Y.C. while pursuing her Bachelors degree at Fordham University Lincoln Center. She was one of the very few students selected to participate in the Ailey/ Fordham BFA program. Nicole recently made her professional debut with the World Tour ’09-’10 of West Side Story under the direction of famed broadway choreographer Joey McKneely. She has also performed with the National Tour of West Side Story.