University Forum: Nikki Renee Daniels
Thu, November 14, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Nikki Renée Daniels is currently playing Angelica Schuyler in "Hamilton" at the CIBC Theater in Chicago. On Broadway, she has been seen in "The Book of Mormon" (Nabulungi), "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" (Clara), "Les Miserables" (Fantine), "Anything Goes," "Promises, Promises," "Aida," "Nine," "Little Shop of Horrors," "Lestat" and "The Look of Love." Ms. Daniels made her New York City Opera debut as Clara in "Porgy and Bess." Other New York credits include Martha Jefferson in "1776" at City Center Encores, Rose Lennox in "The Secret Garden" at David Geffen Hall and Tracy in the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular." On television, Nikki has appeared as a featured player on "Chappelle's Show," "Madam Secretary" and "The Sound of Music: Live." She has performed as a soloist with numerous symphony orchestras across the country and in Canada and at Carnegie Hall. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. Her debut solo CD, "Home," is available on iTunes and CDBaby.com. For more information please visit nikkireneedaniels.com. Nikki will be interviewed by Charles Reid, associate professor of voice and artist-in-residence in the Department of Music, and will conduct a masterclass following University Forum.