NICOLE WOLCOTT (Co-Founder/Director of Education) Called “One of today’s finest dance comedians and a knockout dancer,” by the New York Times, Nicole has enjoyed a great career with dance companies, rock bands and video artists around the country and been the subject of a feature article in DANCE TEACHER magazine.

After meeting and creating Straight Duet together in 2002, Larry and Nicole co-founded KEIGWIN + COMPANY in 2003 and she was the Associate Artistic Director and a featured dancer until 2013. Nicole continues to assist Larry on a variety of projects outside of the company’s framework; most recently as the Associate Choreographer for the Broadway production of If/Then starring Idina Menzel, But, her favorite creations with him are the idiosyncratic Boleros they build in communities around the country, based on their signature work with 50 New Yorkers called “Bolero NYC”. Nicole also enjoys directing the KEIGWIN + COMPANY Summer Intensive at The Juilliard School each year. 

In addition to dancing with KEIGWIN + COMPANY, other highlights of her career include performing at the Metropolitan Opera House under the direction of Mark Dendy, working with site-specific choreographer Noemie Lafrance; being a featured dancer in Doug Elkin’s original “Fraulein Maria”, appearing in music videos and concerts with FischerSpooner; and being a featured dancer in “Across the Universe,” an Oscar nominated film by director Julie Taymor. And once upon a time dancing with Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago.

She enjoys teaching at private studios and universities in New York City including NYU and Princeton as well as traveling the country as a guest artist. Wolcott’s own independent choreography has been performed at a range of venues from Symphony Space to CBGBs with critical acclaim.