Dance Guest Artists

Martha Nichols

Martha Nichols headshot

Photo by Wes Klain


Martha Nichols is an award-winning choreographer, notable dancer, master teacher, dynamic speaker, and multifaceted artist who believes dance is an experience. Physical, emotional, energetic, musical and spiritual; it should be felt on all planes. Her credits include the films In The Heights, The Greatest Showman, and La La Land; performances at Fire Island Dance Festival, Cirque Du Soleil, The Oscars, The Grammys, Dancing with the Stars, The Cher Show Broadway; The Louis Armstrong House Museum, The Metropolitan Opera, Khalid, Madonna, Rihanna, Ke$ha, Moses Sumney, Peter Chu’s chuthis., and more. She has created work for Pace University, Point Park University, and Boston Conservatory. In addition to this, Martha is the 2016 Capezio A.C.E. Award winner for choreographic excellence, was chosen as one of Dance Magazine’s Top 25 to Watch for 2017, can be found in Dance Spirit Magazine and Dance Lifestyle Magazine, and has graced the cover of Dance Teacher Magazine.


How We Left — Short film with direction and choreography by Martha Nichols