Nikki Wood grew up dancing in Sacramento California and received her training at Northern California Dance Conservatory. She continued her dance training through college at San Jose State University where she received her BFA Dance degree with an emphasis in Modern Dance. She had the opportunity to work with several California choreographers such as Kara Davis, Nahn Ho and Holly Johnston. After college Nikkimoved to New York City to pursue her dance career. Since moving to the city, Nikki has had the opportunity to perform at several contemporary dance festivals in the city such as The Dance Gallery, Brooklyn Dance Festival, The Tank, and The Peridance Gala. Additionally she dance in Chitty Chitty Baily Chang web series, and has been in several concept dance films. Most recently she has performed pieces with Mike Esperanza, Shirlene Quigley, Gigi Torres, and is dancing as a company member for DVDance’s first season. Nikki loves teaching and is excited to share her knowledge of dance with the students at Artistree!