Nicole Lewis has been seen on television in “New Amsterdam”, “The Good Fight”, “The Blacklist”, “Mozart in the Jungle”, “Odd Mom Out”, “Blue Bloods”, “A Gifted Man”, “Law & Order SVU”, “Mercy”, “As the World Turns”, “Naked Brothers Band”, and in the feature films The Comedian, Across the Universe, A Beautiful Mind and London Betty.
Nicole has also performed on Broadway in Rent (Joanne); and the original companies of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (2019 Revival), Hair (2009 Tony Award Best Revival), and Lennon. Off Broadway she has played Angela in Zawe Ashton’s For All The Women Who Thought They Were Mad (Soho Rep., Whitney White dir.), Isabella in Measure for Measure and Lady Macduff in Macbeth (The Public Theater), Grace in Abby Rosebrock’s Blue Ridge (Atlantic Theatre Company), Kate Hamill’s Sense and Sensibility (Bedlam Theatre Company, dir. Eric Tucker), Boy Gets Girl and Murder Ballad (Manhattan Theatre Club). Regionally, she has worked with Paula Vogel at Baltimore Center Stage, played Ann Deever in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons (Intiman Theater in Seattle), Kate in David Lindsay Abaire’s Good People (Geva Theater/Indiana Rep), and Jory in Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar (ATC); in addition to works at Philadelphia Theater Company, The Old Globe (San Diego), Hartford Stage and ACT (San Francisco) amongst others. Special Engagements include the Original Works: Far But Close by/with Daniel Beaty (Dance Theater of Harlem), Flowers are Sleeping by/with Eisa Davis (Symphony Space) and Revival: Son House by Keith Glover (Geva Theater Festival).
Nicole is a prolific Voice Artist, having recorded for Dreamworks’ Madagascar, PBS’s “NOVA” and several podcasts and audiobooks for Penguin Audio, Simon & Schuster and Audible including Kiley Reid’s Such a Fun Age (New York Times #7 best seller Audio Fiction), Michelle Harper’s The Beauty in Breaking, Zinzi Clemmons’ What We Lose, a novel, and Sarah Kuhn’s Star Wars: Doctor Aphra.
She is a Proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, The Commissary Play Group, The Actor’s Center, and graduate of Yale University (BA) and ACT (MFA). She adds to her honors, an NHT Award Nomination for her portrayal of Asaka in Once On This Island at Weathervane Theater where she also directed Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation, David Mamet’s Race and Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo. In addition to her extensive career as an Actor and Director, she is an Assistant Professor of Acting at Emerson College.

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