Nicole Kadar, graduated magna cum-laude with a BS in dance while also studying early childhood education and business at Skidmore College. Nicole has worked with choreographers Robert Battle, Camille A. Brown, Nicole Corea, Teresa Fellion, Ruben Graciani, Erica Pujic, Jenny Rocha, Tamara Saari and Melissa Riker as well as directors Samantha Shay of Hopelandic Theatre Co. and Greg Taubman of Extant Arts Co. She is a dancer, teaching artist, and company administrator for the Matthew Westerby Company. Nicole has a passion for teaching, as well as performing. She has received a scholarship to earn her MA in dance education at the Arnhold Dance Education Graduate Program at Hunter College. She has taught at Saratoga City Ballet, the National Museum of Dance’s School of the Arts, and Saratoga High School for the MOVE Dance Troupe* and has been a guest teacher at Waterbury Arts’ Magnet School, Brass City Ballet and her alma mater, Skidmore College. She currently teaches for the Junior Division Program at the Ailey School and is a teaching artist for Ailey’s Arts in Education and Community Programs. In her spare time Nicole enjoys creating her own work, which has performed at Triskelion Art’s, The Ailey Studios, the Kaye Theater and the Works Hatch Series.