I used to think that what makes an acting teacher and/or coach great was someone who had a sure-fire technique and all the answers to “how to do it the right way.” After working with Nicole and having great success with her as a coach, I’ve found that it is so much more than that. Nicole can look at a set of sides or a script and not only know exactly where to go with it, but also how your own uniqueness can shine through in a way that is organic and truthful. She’s always making sure that whatever you’re working on is celebrating what makes you special. Working with Nicole, my auditions became about having fun and being in the moment as opposed to a process I dreaded and had considered a form of torture. Her approach is straightforward and along with being incredibly intuitive, Nicole has an astute understanding of all the technical aspects of a scene, and I think it’s that balance that makes her such a wonderful teacher and coach. She has helped me get to a point in my work that is incredibly specific yet also in the moment, honest, and playful. In other words, she just gets it!