Nicole has been seen on television in Blue Bloods, A Gifted Man, Law & Order SVU, Mercy, As the World Turns, Naked Brothers Band, and in the feature film London Betty.
Nicole has performed on Broadway in Rent (Joanne); and the Original Companies of Hair (2009 Tony Award Best Revival) , and Lennon. Off Broadway she has played Isabella in Measure for Measure and Lady MacDuff in Macbeth (The Public Theater); Happiness (Lincoln Center Theater Workshop); Boy Gets Girl and Murder Ballad (Manhattan Theatre Club); and Sidd (New World Stages). Regionally she has worked with Paula Vogel at Baltimore Center Stage, played Ann Deever in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons (Intiman Theater in Seattle), Kate in David Lindsay Abaire’s Good People (Geva Theater/Indiana Rep), and most recently Jory in Disgraced (Arizona Theater Company) in addition to works at Philadelphia Theater Company, The Old Globe (San Diego), Hartford Stage and ACT (San Francisco) amongst others. Special Engagements include the Original Works: Far But Close by/with Daniel Beaty (Dance Theater of Harlem); Flowers are Sleeping by/with Eisa Davis (Symphony Space) and Revival: Son House by Keith Glover (Geva Theater Festival).
She holds a BA in Theater and Psychology from Yale University and an MFA from American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
In addition to her extensive career as an actress and director, she is a teacher and coach, and currently an Assistant Professor at Emerson College in Boston, MA.