A native of Chicago, Nikki started as a guest performer with BATS in online shows in 2021 and joined the Main Company in April 2022.

Prior to joining BATS, Nikki performed in improvised theater with the Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Shows in San Francisco and as part of the Awkward Face ensemble at Pan Theater. She has performed in both sketch comedy and stand-up comedy shows around the Bay Area including Alameda Comedy Works, Kell’s and Pianofight.

In addition to the plethora of courses taken at BATS, she has also studied improv and acting in LA and SF with The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade, Impro Theater, The Second City and Studio A.C.T.

She has a degree in Piano Performance from the Interlochen Arts Academy as well as a B.A. and M.B.A. from The University of Chicago. When not delving into the arts, Nikki is a professional in the renewable energy industry, bringing solar and wind energy to the world one solar panel and wind turbine at a time.