Viva la Novella II Winner
Nicole was awarded a Varuna Fellowship to finish her first novel, which was subsequently shortlisted in the top five of Writing Australia’s Unpublished Manuscript Awards. Nicole returned to Varuna for a comedy intensive with Tim Ferguson and her latest show, Little Dances, enjoyed a season at La Mama for the Melbourne Comedy Festival and then toured to Indonesia to be part of the Arts Island Festival. Her play, Local Hero premiered at La Mama and is listed on the Australian Script Centre website and she has enjoyed two Hothouse Theatre’s A Month in the Country residencies to write new work. Nicole has been a script assessor for the Arts Centre and toured for a decade with the aerial dance company Strange Fruit. She is also a graduate of the RMIT Professional Writing and Editing Course and Melbourne University. Nicole can put academic letters after her name but they don't spell anything.