Nicole Smith

Age: 42

9-5 gig: Cofounder and CEO of Lessoncast, an educational technology company that helps schools scale quality professional development and capture and share effective teaching practices. 

Cats or Dogs: Dogs all the way

Salty or Sweet? Neither, I prefer spicy and bitter

Coffee or Tea?  Coffee

 

Travel bucket list: Ghana, Thailand, Puerto Rico

 

Words you live by: There are only two reasons why we don't get what we want in life. We either didn't want it badly enough or we weren't willing to pay the price. - Author Unknown

Nicole Tucker-Smith began her early dance training at the Manassas School of Dance where she studied ballet, jazz, tap, and modern. At the age of twelve, she joined the Manassas Dance Company and performed in Coppelia, Les Sylphides, The Nutcracker, and in Sleeping Beauty as the Lilac Fairy. While attending the University of Virginia, she danced and choreographed for the Virginia Dance Company and the Mahogany Dance Troupe. Since moving to Baltimore, Nicole has also been a member of Shange Dance Productions and Moving Spirit Dance Collective. She also leads the Guidance – God U and I Dance – Ministry at Douglas Memorial Community Church. 

Choreographer &

Dancer