Carey is the artistic director and co-founder of Theatre on the Ridge (formerly Theatre 3×60). She has been engaged in performing arts for over 40 years, starting in St.Catharines, Ontario. She moved to Toronto to pursue professional dance studies with Lois Smith, O.C. at George Brown College, and the School of the Toronto Dance Theatre (STDT), graduating from both professional programs and becoming a faculty member at STDT for 15 years before moving to Durham region. She has been involved with theatre companies in Durham, York region and elsewhere as a board member, producer, director, choreographer, performer, instructor, set and costume designer and has received several awards for her work in the performing arts, including a Durham Art of Transition Creative Award for her contribution to theatre in Durham. Her past and ongoing theatre studies include programs and courses with Tarragon Theatre, the Stratford Festival and Off The Wall Theatre Alliance, and most recently was an auditing director with Obsidian Theatre (hang). Carey is also a member of the Theatre Ontario Talent Bank, an independent theatre adjudicator and arts educator.
The Wild Nellies are pleased to be joined by Carey Nicholson. Click on the following link to learn more about her works: