Nicole Helfer

Nicole is a Bay Area native and began her artistry in dance and theatre at a young age. A graduate of San Francisco State University, her training includes various dance techniques such as Modern, Ballet, Dunham Technique, Tap, and Hip Hop, as well as extensive voice and theatre studies. In addition to performing regularly in regional musical theatre productions, she has taught dance and theatre classes for Kid Stock, Inc., Steppin’ Out Studios, Dance Mission Theatre, Marilyn Izdebski Studios and Spindrift School of Performing Arts. Currently, Nicole is happily teaching tap for kids and adults, as well as musical theater at the Ballet School.
Choreography Credits include Willows Theatre Company: 8 Track: The Sounds of the 70s, Six Women With Brain Death, and You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, for which she was nominated for a Shellie Award. She has also choreographed Click Clack Moo and the very successful Pinkalicious for Bay Area Children’s Theater. Her next project is choreographing for Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre Company’s RENT in January 2013.

Theater credits include Contra Costa Musical Theater: Sunset Boulevard (Betty Schaefer) Shellie nominee, Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), A Chorus Line (Val Clark); Willows Theater Company: Chicago (Velma Kelly) SFBATCC and Shellie nominee, the National Regional Premiere of Avenue Q (Kate Monster/Lucy T. Slut), Brimstone (Miraid) SFBATCC and Shellie nominee, Hair (Shelia) Shellie nominee; Center Repertory Company: A Christmas Carol (Catherine); Off Broadway West: Harold Pinter’s The Lover (Sarah); Bay Area Children’s Theatre: Pinkalicious (Dr. Wink/Alison).