NICOLE INICA HAMILTON
D.M.C, D.M.A, A.W.C.C.A
Educator | Reporter | Producer | Media Correspondent | Voiceover Artist
BALLET, TAP, JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, MODERN, LITURGICAL, HIP HOP, WEST AFRICAN, AFRO CARIBBEAN, MUSICAL THEATRE
Nicole Inica Hamilton is the founder and Artistic Director of Inica Dance Industries. A certified educator and member of Dance Masters of Canada and Dance Masters of America, Hamilton has served as a Guest Teacher, Mentor and Speaker at institutes across Canada and the U.S.A, including but not limited to; George Brown College, University of Toronto and York University.
Hamilton's work has been showcased on many platforms including Canada's National Arts Centre, and Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, with special commissions including but not limited to; WRM South Africa, and the Toronto Fringe Festival. She is the recipient of numerous awards in the competition sector, and provides both advisory, and adjudication support for competitive dance organizations across North America. As a touring Educator and Speaker, she has presented in national, and international conventions, and championships including; En Avant - RAD world convention, Toronto Dance Teacher Expo, Creation Dance Championships, the Performing Arts Medicine Association and more. Hamilton has performed, and choreographed for several major musicals, and dramatic theatre productions. Selected credits include; To Jane with Love (2016), The Singers (2014), Pieces of Me (2013), Private Pain in Public Pews (2012), and Who's that dancing (2009).
Hamilton serves as an On-Air Radio Host on The Career Buzz Show and is a Producer/ Host with Turn Out Radio broadcasting on CIUT 89.5 FM. Hamilton reports on the current news affairs of our time with special focus on arts & entertainment, health, career and business news on CIUT 89.5 FM.
Hamilton's vast history of studies include: D.M.C, C.D.T.A, R.A.D, ADAPT, BATD, Cecchetti, Horton, Dunham, and D.E.A. She is an alumni member of the Burlington Dance Company, and Dancers Inc., and has trained across Canada, and the U.S.A with studies in Ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, modern, Lyrical, liturgical, hip hop, Acro, West African, Afro Caribbean, and Musical Theatre.
In her work in health, Hamilton serves as a Counsellor, and actively works with organizations, schools and on nationwide platforms to advocate for and promote healthy practices for Dance Artists. She is the creator of the Building Your Optimal Health workshop series, which strives to educate the dance population on progressive health and wellness measures. Hamilton is an active Board of Director with Healthy Dancer Canada, a distinct alliance of dancers, dance educators, and health professionals. It is her desire that her work through Inica Dance Industries will act as an avenue for dancers, and dance institutes to recognize their greatest educational, and creative potential.