History buff. Dog Mom.
Belting to the back row.
Nicole is a Los Angeles native, and the 3rd generation of a show business family. Nicole’s Grandfather created several game shows including ‘Let’s Make A Deal,’ and her Father has produced countless television shows including ‘Solid Gold,’ ‘Access Hollywood,’ and ‘Entertainment Tonight.’
At an early age, Nicole was exposed to Hollywood musicals, Barbra Streisand, and classic Broadway shows. After joining the drama program her Junior Year of High School, and participating in her first musical, ‘My Fair Lady,’ Nicole was hooked on performing.
After High School, Nicole attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles where she met future husband and fellow actor Patrick Robert Kelly. Nicole spent the next decade performing all over California at various theatres including Sierra Repertory Theatre, Downey Civic Light Opera, and Glendale Centre Theatre.
A month after their wedding, Nicole and Patrick made the journey to New York City. After trying a series of survival jobs, both became tour guides and in 2016, they founded their own historical walking-tour company TopDogTours:NYC.
When Nicole isn’t performing or giving tours, she can be found reading historical fiction, watching British television, or eating sushi. She currently lives in Astoria with her husband and 3 crazy dogs Winnie, Scarlett, and George.