Company Member since 2003
Grand Rapids Ballet School 1992- 2002
Nicholas began his ballet training at age seven with the School of Grand Rapids Ballet. He was a member of both the Junior and Senior Trainee programs, and spent summers with the Joffrey Ballet School and the National Ballet School of Canada. He joined the Grand Rapids Ballet as an apprentice in 2002 and was promoted to a full company member the following year. Nicholas frequently appears as a guest artist in the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia for companies including Long Beach Ballet, Farrell Ballet Theatre, Alma College, Flat River Dance Company, Grand Rapids Dance Project, Southhold Ballet Theatre, and Whim W’Him, most recently in Seattle, Wa and at the Joyce Theater in New York City. Nicholas, along with his wife and fellow Company dancer Laura McQueen Schultz, is Artistic Director of Young People’s Ballet Theatre in Flint, Michigan.