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Nicole Koontz
Teaching Artist Intern

Nicole Koontz has trained with the Northeast Atlanta Ballet for 16 years in classical ballet, modern, jazz, and tap. She danced in Brookwood High School’s department of dance under the direction of Ellen Tshudy, where she choreographed Car Radio and won the World of Dance People’s Choice Award. Nicole is graduating with a BA in dance from Kennesaw State University (KSU). She has performed with the KSU dance company in Path of Occlusion (James Graham) and trained with professors of the program such as McCree O’Kelley, Lisa Lock, Mara Mandrajieff, Daniel Gwirtzman, Sean Nguyen-Hilton, and Martha Goodman. Nicole performed at the Southeast American Collegiate Dance Association Conference in What if it was me (BriannaJoy Ebunola). In 2017, Nicole served as the vice president of the KSU Dance Company and is currently the president. She is the assistant artist intern at Moving in the Spirit in Atlanta and a part of the dance movement therapy counseling team led by Dr. Charné Furcron.