NICOLE HAMILTON

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

D.M.C, D.M.A, A.W.C.C.A

Educator | Reporter | Producer | Media Correspondent | Voiceover Artist

Board of Director:  Healthy Dancer Canada and CPAMO

BALLET, TAP, JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, MODERN, LITURGICAL, HIP HOP, WEST AFRICAN, AFRO CARIBBEAN, MUSICAL THEATRE

Nicole Hamilton is the founder, and Artistic Director of Inica Dance Industries.  A certified dance educator, and member of Dance Masters of Canada and Dance Masters of America, Hamilton has served as a faculty member, master workshop leader, mentor, and guest teacher 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 choreography 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, she has presented in national, and international conventions, and championships including; En Avant - RAD world convention, 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 a reporter for Dance Channel Television, is a contributing host on The Career Buzz Show, and a Producer with Turn Out Radio, broadcasting 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.  

Hamilton is a mental health counsellor, and has served as a member of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science.  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 professional dance Artists, novice dancers, and dance institutes to recognize their greatest educational, and creative potential.