Nicole Corea is originally from Palmyra, NY. She received her early training under the direction of Sandy Stramonine and Lynne Kareken until her acceptance to the Juilliard School, where she graduated with a BFA in 2000. Dance company credits; Ballet Hispanico of NY (00'-02'), Elisa Monte Dance (02'-04'), Ballet Memphis (07'-09'), Lar Lubovitch Dance Company (10'-present) Metropolitan Opera Ballet (05’-present) Choreography credits: Thang Dao Contemporary Dance Festival, the Latin Choreographers Festival, MMAC and Greenspace Brooklyn, Ballet Memphis main company and junior company. As a teaching artist and repetiteur she has taught master classes for all affiliated companies and has also staged the work of Elisa Monte and Lar Lubovitch. Nicole is currently the ballet mistress for Damagedance and Steps Repertory Ensemble, a teaching ambassador for the non-profit organization MindLeaps in Kigali, Rwanda and a guest teacher throughout Japan for the Jikei Group Colleges.
Other company credits include, Nilas Martins Dance, Pier Group, Thomas/Ortiz, Roger C.Jeffrey Subtle Changes, Mark Stuart Dance, Morales Danceas well as numerous independent choreographers throughout NYC and the East Coast. In addition, Nicole is an RYT certified Vinyasa yoga instructor through Laughing Lotus Yoga.