Nicole, originally from the Chicago suburbs, has been involved in dance since the age of five. She originally trained in ballet, jazz and contemporary but also has experience in hip-hop. She began to be more seriously involved in dance in high school when she began performing on the orchesis team. She attended Indiana University where she studied marketing and finance but continued to find ways to incorporate dance into her college experience. She continued to perform throughout college in numerous groups on campus. Since graduating she has continued her training in numerous styles of dance.