Nicholas is a native Vermonter, and began his performing career by running away from home at the age of 17 to join Vermont's Home Grown Country Circus, the Circus Smirkus. After sampling the circus life, he enrolled at Wesleyan University, where he graduated with a B.A. in Theater. In the twenty-something years since completing studies, he has had the good fortune to be a part of theater around the world in various capacities: Actor, Singer, Clown, Juggler, Stiltwalker, Director, Writer, and Production Photographer. Nicholas is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA.