Nicole Kirkland

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Nicole Kirkland is a professional dancer, choreographer, and instructor in LA. Originally from the Bay Area, she received her training in studios, dance companies, and conventions. She began dancing at the age of 2, teaching at the age of 16, and at the age of 20, she was already a working choreographer in the industry.

Nicole’s choreography talent is apparent in both industry and community dance. On the industry side, Nicole has choreographed for Prince, Nicole Scherzinger, Iggy Azalea, Kehlani, Bryson Tiller, Ceelo Green, Teyana Taylor, K. Michelle, Paloma Ford, Tayla Parx, Liv Warfield, E40, 3rdEyeGirl, Iakopo, Judith Hill & many more. She was also runner-up on Nigel Lythgoe’s “Every Single Step” Season 2 choreography competition show. On the community side, Nicole has choreographed for hip hop companies The Lab featured on NBC’s World of Dance, immaBEAST, GRV and Gravy Babies.

Nicole stays busy in Los Angeles teaching 3 classes a week at Kenny Wormald's & Robin Antin's studio The Playground, and also subs at Millennium Dance Complex. Nicole’s well-known artistic, story-driven & versatile style keeps her classes packed with students wherever she teaches. She also travels, teaching classes and setting pieces for studios, workshops & dance teams around the world.

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