Brian Nicholson is a Choreographer/Creative Director/Dancer/Artist who has a diverse movement background with the passion and heart to match. Brian and their brother, Scott Nicholson, are currently Choreographers and Creative team members for Ariana Grande. Brian and Scott strive to be the most up to date and contemporary bridge between many art forms.
Artist Credits include Janet Jackson, Kelly Rowland, Daddy Yankee, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, and Jaicko, as well as Commercial Dancing credits including GLEE, Saturday Night Live, Playstation, ESPN, AT&T, Samsung, MYSUIT etc. Brian continues to gain industry knowledge performing and touring with shows and companies such as Ariana Grande’s The Honeymoon Tour, in which they and Scott choreographed and danced in. Others include Dana Foglia Dance, Michelle Dorrance Dance, Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, and Monsters of Hip Hop (cast of 2010).
The duo has Choreographed for the top award shows in America and internationally such as The American Music Awards, Much Music Video Awards, The Billboard Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, The European Music Awards, and many other notable award shows and performances. They were the Choreographers for Ariana Grande’s The Honeymoon World Tour, which took them to countries across the world such as Canada, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Jakarta, England, France, Germany, and more.
Hailing from Ohio with a Bachelors Degree in Dance and Business from The University Of Akron, Brian prides themself in being well rounded and focus on artistry and versatility. Technically trained in areas such as Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip-Hop, Street Jazz, etc, Brian teaches about the close relationships that each dance art form have to one another, while leading classes and rehearsals with an important structure that is both professional and rewarding to the product.
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