Chris Nickels

Locations: Richmond, VA


Chris has loved teaching since he began in 2001 after completing his Bachelor’s of Music in Piano Performance at VCU. Before that, Chris enjoyed a career as accompanist for The Richmond Ballet, Washington Ballet, George Washington University, Maryland Youth Ballet, The Cleveland Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, The Portland Ballet, NW Dance Project, Bodyvox and many others. As a teacher, he believes that self esteem and discipline combine to create the ultimate path to success. His goal is to help each student find their own creative power through the study of this fine art form.


Bachelor of Music, VCU