Nicole Brown (instructor) — Nicole received formal ballet training at Ballet Royale Minnesota under Denise and Rick Vogt. Her additional training includes various summer intensives at Twin Cities Ballet, Joffrey Ballet Chicago, Kansas City Ballet, and Alonzo King Lines Ballet.
Nicole has danced professionally at St. Paul Ballet and Ballet CoLaboratory from 2013 through 2020, where she worked with choreographers Zoe Henrot, Lirena Branitski, Joseph Morissey, Kinsun Chan, and Peter Davison. She danced a number of soloist roles including “Lise” in American in Paris and “The Capitano” in Bella Luna, both by Peter Davison. Nicole began working with contemporary companies Hatch Dance and Honeyworks in 2021, where she was cast in original works by Helen Hatch and Berit Ahlgren. She is thrilled to be joining Ballet Fantastique for the 22/23 season in Eugene!
In 2018 Nicole began teaching at Center Stage Dance Studio, where she fell in love with sharing her passion for ballet with the next generation of dancers. She is very excited to continue her teaching journey at Junction City School of Dance!