Music Theatre Intensive with Nikki Snelson
Nikki Snelson, is most recognized for her performance of Brooke Wyndam in the original Broadway and MTV cast of LEGALLY BLONDE. She has also been seen on Broadway in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN (starring Bernadette Peters) and SWEET CHARITY (starring Christina Applegate). Nikki played “Cassie” in the National Tour of A Chorus Line and also performed in the Broadway National Tours of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SHOW BOAT, HELLO, DOLLY, and Jonathan Larson’s TICK TICK…BOOM(Susan)! Snelson originated the role of The Mad Hatter in Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland. Recently, Nikki played Velma in CHICAGO at Maine State Theater and Sally Bowles in CABARET at The Napa Valley Opera House. Snelson was featured in the groundbreaking documentary EVERY LITTLE STEP as well in the major motion pictures REEFER MADNESS and ACCROSS THE UNIVERSE. On the small screen, Nikki has been seen on Desperate Housewives and All My Children. She received her training in Theatre from Boston Conservatory. Nikki grew up in the St Louis area and made her professional debut at the St Louis Muny. Ms Snelson has directed, choreographed, and taught in Argentina, Chile, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand and many more. She is currently serving as on staff for and The US Embassy’s American Voices program. She is an artist in residence at Singapore’s famed theater school,Lasalle College of the Arts. Nicole is the Artist Director of Rochester Broadway Theater League’s Summer Star program. Her directing credits include: AINT MISBEHAVIN, WORLD GOES ROUND, GYPSY, WEDDING SINGER, PAJAMA GAME, CABARET AND CHICAGO and A CHORUS LINE. She recently directed and Choreographer Legally Blonde for Lindenwood University. Nikki is just back from choreographing Elton John’s Life Ball in Vienna. Nikki plays Janelle Kincaid in the upcoming web series “Ms Guidance.” You can see Nikki this summer on E Entertainment’s new show, “The Funny Dance Show.” Nikki is one of the on camera choreographers for the finale show.
October 6th – 11:30–2pm
Location: Harvey Milk Center, 50 Scott Street