Nicole Barresi

Nicole began dancing at her local dance studio at age 3 and has since trained in many styles of dance, including Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Pointe, and Clogging.  She was a member of her competitive and performance dance team, winning national awards and performing for several audiences of 2,500+, including the Cincinnati Pops and Symphony Orchestras.  Nicole has had the opportunity to train under many of the top tap dancers in the nation and has attended a variety of tap festivals, including Tap Kids, Chicago Human Rhythm Festival, and the D.C. Tap Fest.  She currently attends Washington University in St. Louis and is seeking degrees in Economics and Strategy and Math.  She is very excited to be working at COCA and is eager to tap alongside many great students.