NICOLE CHANTAL de WEEVER || Powerful Caribbean Women Series
NICOLE CHANTAL de WEEVER is a woman of many talents: dance, drama and song. But of the three, the most fulfilling is her first passion – dance. De Weever has danced her way from St Maarten to New York.
- She received her training at Motiance Dance in St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles, and with the Fairfax Ballet Company in Virginia.
- She is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received her BFA in dance.
- She has worked with many accomplished choreographers including Ron K. Brown, Bebe Miller, Bill T. Jones and Gus Solomon Jr.
- Nicole is among the cast of the Broadway show Fela, a musical based on the life and music of Nigerian performer, composer and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
- She moved to the US in 1995 and went to high school in Virginia before moving on to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and Fairfax Ballet in Virginia.
- She lives in Harlem, New York.
“Dancing has always been a part of my life, from since I was a young girl. I have always been very passionate about movement, in general, even on a social level, and beyond the room of a dance class or studio. Expressing myself without words had always moved me.”
MISSION: To elevate the brand of Caribbean culture in the fields of MUSIC, BUSINESS and the ARTS by celebrating the work of cultural ambassadors while advocating for upcoming Caribbean talent1.