Nicole Papadopoulos / Program Host
A vibrant versatile award winning performer, Nicole has been privileged to be working professionally since she was 5 years old. At the age of eleven, Nicole left Edmonton, Alberta, for the National Ballet School in Toronto, Ontario. While gaining success as a dancer, Nicole fell in love with acting and singing, broadening her talents and graduating with honors from Sheridan College for Musical Theatre. Working in NYC, Nicole expanded her focus to embrace the voiceover industry.
Having an extensive skill set, Nicole’s work spans a variety of mediums such as: stage, television, print, film, and voice-over. Highlights include: • Lead Actor and nominated for a Voice Arts Award for her work in the nationally aired Turnseal Commercial • Writer, Lead Voice-Over, and Actor in the AT&T Award Winning VR/360 video – Agent X: A 360 Experience • Creator, Producer, & Lead Actor, of the NYC Pilot “Wants & Needs” • Writer, Head of Voice-Over, Voice-Over Director, & Choreographer for the innovative Ballet based videogame iGiselle (Microsoft Kinect) • Lead Actor in the Parsec Award winning drama – The Gray Area • The lead, Marie, in The National Ballet of Canada’s Nutcracker • Lead Singer for Tourism Yukon theme song • Lead Actor, Touchstone, in a gender bending production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It • Lead Actor, Anita (u/s) & Francisca, in West Side Story Nicole has been nominated for a prestigious Voice Arts Award (VAA) in the Outstanding Local Television Commercial category. Acclaimed as “The Oscars of Voiceover Acting” by Good Morning America, The VAA’s acknowledge extraordinary worldwide talent, skill, and artistry in voice-over acting. Nominees in other categories include Kate Winslet, Lena Dunham, Katy Perry, Mindy Kaling, Jon Ham, Joe Cipriano, Anthony Mendez and entries from CNN, Disney, Pepsi, NBC Sports, ABC Entertainment, Comedy Central, Oxygen Network, NBA on TNT, and FOX. She has also won the AT&T Award for “Best Use of Emerging Technology” in New York City create-a-thon. Nicole wrote and starred in this immersive film: Agent X: A 360 Experience. AT&T (the parent company of HBO, Warner Brothers, TBS, TNT, Warner Media) is the world’s largest media and entertainment company. Nicole has been personally featured in many publications including: CBC, AT&T, Global News, Vue Weekly, CBC Radio-Canada, CHED, The Edmonton Journal, Voice Over Times, Backstage, Voice Over Herald, and CBC News Edmonton. Always excited to create and expand as an artist, current projects include: • Acting and Producing the short film she co-created and co-wrote “The Choice”, currently in pre-production. • Co-Creator, Producer, & Lead Actor on the NYC Pilot “Wants & Needs”, currently in postproduction. • Writing and starring in a sketch comedy series Muse-A-Dopoulos, coming out in 2021 • Currently developing an exciting and innovative Virtual Reality / 360 Video Project exploring musical theatre, dance, acting, and divergent stories melding together in one united piece; acting as Creator, Co-Writer, Producer. • Collaborating with the creator and writer of an Early Childhood Dance and Music Teaching Manual where she gets to act as: Lead Narrator, Lead Singer, Vocal Co-Director, Voice- Over Co-Director, Children’s Vocal and Voice-Over Coach, and is collaborating with the writer on the Poems and Song arrangements. Nicole has been extremely fortunate to work with the most prominent people in the acting, singing, dancing, and voice-over industries including Rudy Gaskins, Patsy Rodenburg, Pat Fraley, Jean- Louis Rodrigue, Tim Phillips, & Joan Baker. Nicole shares her expertise by teaching and continues to expand as an artist.