Nicole Philippidis is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of 277 Dance Project, a New York City based contemporary dance company.
Nicole Philippidis is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of 277 Dance Project, a New York City based contemporary dance company. Nicole holds a BFA degree in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College, where she was a recipient of a competitive four-year Dance Scholarship, and an MS in Education from City College, where she was awarded a Teaching Fellowship in the Arts. She is an accomplished dance educator who has taught dance and composition throughout New York City, and has performed and prepared lecture demonstrations and dance residencies for numerous institutions and studios. Nicole has danced with choreographers Alan Danielson, Geraldine Cardiel, and Deborah Santos prior to founding 277 Dance Project in 2008. Her choreographic works have been presented at Abrons Arts Center, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Bryant Park Dance Festival, Dixon Place, Dance New Amsterdam, DanceNOW at Joe’s Pub, Inception to Exhibition Festival, Peridance Capezio Theater, Purchase College, Reverb/Steps Festival, Triskelion Arts, Westchester Arts Exchange, Westchester Music Hall, Wave Rising Festival and numerous showcases throughout New York City. Nicole’s most recent work “Cardboard Stage” was selected by American Dance Abroad and is featured in ADA Pitch Book Vol. III. Aside from her work as a movement artist, Nicole works with digital media, and teaches at New York Institute of Technology.