“Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” ~Sarah Bernhardt
Nicole B. Adkins has taught classes and workshops to students of various ages at theatres, K-12 schools, and universities. Her plays have been performed at Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Hollins University, Mill Mountain Theatre, Studio Roanoke, Creative Drama Children’s Theatre in Winston-Salem, NC, SkyPilot Theatre in Los Angeles, the American International School in Guanghzou China, and other theatres, schools, and museums nationally and abroad.
She has six plays published through YouthPLAYS, where she also serves as Artistic Associate. She collaborated with Matt Omasta of Utah State University on a book entitled Playwriting and Young Audiences: Collected Wisdom and Practical Advice from the Field (Intellect Press, 2017).
Nicole was a winner at the 2011 Write Now and was featured in a rehearsed reading at Indiana Repertory Theatre in Indianapolis, and won second place in the 2012 Beverly Hills Theatre Guild Marilyn Hall competition. A Hollins Children’s Literature MFA graduate, Playwright's Lab Core Visiting Faculty member, and part-time Assistant Professor at Kennesaw University, Nicole is also a member of Dramatists Guild, Working Title Playwrights, and TYA/USA.
She lives just outside of Atlanta, GA, with her husband, two children, and a pair of mischief-making cats.