Nicola graduated from the University of York in 2018 with a degree in Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance. During her time at York, Nicola did freelance production work with touring theatre company, The Handlebards, at the Edinburgh Fringe. Working alongside their Producers, Nicola gained an understanding of the administrative side of theatre.
In the summer after graduating, Nicola undertook an internship with Trafalgar Entertainment working on West End and touring shows including The King and I (London Palladium) Rocky Horror Show (UK Tour) and Misty (Trafalgar Studios). From there she worked at Nick Grace Management as Production Assistant on Apollo 11: The Immersive Live Show (Los Angeles).
Nicola began at Headlong in August 2019.