Ms. Nickles earned her Masters of Fine Arts degree in Acting from the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Performance from Fordham University, Lincoln Center. She also attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC as a high school student to pursue a career in professional ballet.
Ms. Nickles joins BASIS Independent McLean as a Subject Expert Teacher in Performing Arts (Drama). She was attracted to our school because of its wonderful reputation. “I want my students to be curious, and I hope drama helps to educate them about the world and themselves,” she says.
As a performer, Ms. Nickles has worked on Broadway, regional theatre, and film. She even once performed in a play with Nathan Lane!