Nicole Anderson grew up in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. She trained at McDonald Dance Academy in ballet, modern, jazz, and pointe. In addition to studio training, Miss Nicole was involved in Orchesis, a performing arts dance company, at Rolling Meadows High School. She focused on jazz, modern, and contemporary performance and choreography while involved with this group, setting several pieces on group members throughout the years. Miss Nicole is currently a junior at the University of Iowa, studying Economics and Business Analytics and Information Systems, with a minor in Dance. She has had the opportunity to work with professors and students in pieces throughout her years at Iowa, focusing on ballet and modern. This is Miss Nicole’s first year as a Debut instructor and she is so excited to share her passion for dance with the students she teaches!