Nichola Montt

Nichola Montt

Nichola Montt

Nichola Montt, originally from Boston, MA received her training under the direction of Marylou Cunningham in Hanover, MA and at Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre in Cambridge, MA. She has also trained with the American Academy of Ballet, Festival Ballet Providence, and in Paris, France with Dance New York International. While in Paris, Nichola studied with teachers from the Paris Opéra Ballet, Stefanie Batten Bland and had the opportunity to perform a piece set by a member of the William Forsyth Company, at the invitation of Kazuko Hirabayashi. While with the Purchase Dance Company, Nichola performed multiple works by Jessica Lang. Ms. Montt graduated from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance with a BFA in Dance and a minor in Arts Management. Upon graduation, she started her professional dance career dancing with XACO Contemporary Ballet in NY before joining Ballet Spartanburg. Nichola has performed lead roles in The Nutcracker,The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cinderella, and An American in Paris. Nichola has also performed with International Ballet Academy of Greenville in their production of Giselle. In September 2016, Nichola and company member Will Scott performed Passages, a duet choreographed by Lona Gomez for TedxTryon in North Carolina. This is Nichola’s sixth season with Ballet Spartanburg and she is excited about the upcoming performance season.

Beauty & the Beast

October 19 - 21 | Chapman Cultural Center

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Ballet Spartanburg Receives 2018
Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award

Ballet Spartanburg has received the 2018 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award. This award is given each year by the South Carolina Arts Commission to recognize exemplary artists and arts organizations for the State of South Carolina. “Each recipient of these Verner Awards is an outstanding ambassador for our state and contributes greatly not just to the arts community, but the overall quality of life.  As the Arts Commission nears completion of its 50th anniversary celebration, we are honored to recognize organizations and individuals who live out the service, commitment and passion that helped the arts here thrive throughout the last half century." S.C. Arts Commission Chairman Henry Horowitz.

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