Nicolay Dance Works

Dana Nicolay

Artistic Director

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Houston Public Media
Nicolay Dance Works Goes “Beyond!”

Choreographer Dana Nicolay talks about this dance company and its program of high-flying, dream-like works.

By: Catherine Lu, March 5, 2015

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Tell Your Story Because No One Else Will

Dana Nicolay’s True Story Dances

By Lydia Hance


Nicolay Dance Works – Kristen Garner, Miranda Colley, Kaylee DeMetrotion, Rachel Cox, Allyssa Morales.
Photo by Lynn Lane

If variety is the spice of life, then Beyond! by Nicolay Dance Works, performed on March 6 and 7, 2015 at the Barn, was muy calliente. Artistic Director Dana Nicolay has had an impressive performance career, dancing with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Contemporary Dancers Canada, and Houston Ballet. Nicolay has been making dance and working in academia for over two decades at Sam Houston State University. Beyond! was a collection of ten pieces all choreographed by Nicolay randing from . . .

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Dana Nicolay’s New Company Reacquaints Houston With Past Works

Nichelle Strzepek   February 21, 2014


Anthem choreographed by Dana Nicolay, Dancer Carina Torres,
Photo by Lynn Lane

If you’ve been watching dance in Houston for less than a decade, its is possible the name Dana Nicolay won’t ring a bell. Nicolay’s company, Nicolay Dance Works, brings Timeline to The Barn (formerly Barnevelder Movement/Arts) February 28 and March 1.