nicole del bene

Ballet

Nicole Del Bene is originally from Stormville, N.Y. She began her early training at Pinewood School of Dance. In May 2015, Nicole graduated Magna Cum Laude, receiving her BFA in Dance-Ballet Concentration from SUNY Purchase.  As a scholarship student, Nicole danced works by George Balanchine, Nicolo Fonte, Matthew Neenan, Jessica Lang and premiered works by Claire Porter and Taryn Kashock Russell. In fall of 2013, Nicole attended the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts under the tutelage of Ou Lu, Stella Lau and Zhao Min Hua. She has also studied dance at Vassar College under the guidance of John Meehan and Steve Rooks. As a member of Ballet Austin II from 2015-2017, Nicole had the privilege of performing the Evil Queen in Nelly van Bommel’s Snow White and Elizabeth Proctor in Nick Kepley’s Season of Innocence. She is an original cast member of Jennifer Hart’s Spaces and performed in works by George Balanchine and Stephen Mills.