Nikko

Kimzin

Artist. Producer. Creative Leader.

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ABOUT

ME

Joy Centered Creative Collaborator.

Maker of things. Teacher. Performer.

Director. Producer. Strategic Problem-Solver. Systems of Success Designer.

Artist.

Leader.

 

In bringing my whole self to the table, I am a multifaceted artist that seeks to uplift the human spirit through joy centered relationships and collaboration.

 

I am dedicated to creating a more inclusive and equitable world through my work that seeks to honor and provide greater visibility to underserved communities.  (Full bio below)

Nikko's Bio

Nikko Kimzin is a joy filled Creative Producer that seeks to uplift the human spirit. He is a arts consultant that guides organizations in creating equitable change that is community created and upheld. From 2018-2021, Nikko served as the Director of Education and Community Engagement at Transcendence Theater Company where he produced all education and community programming for 11,000 youth and adults annually with a focus on equitable arts access for underserved communities. He has created Corporate Professional Development programs for Google, Sotheby’s and Bay Area Executive Teams. As well as created in-school arts integrated curriculum for English Language Development and grew programming into a multi-school/ multi-district expansion. Nikko is a contributing writer of the Sonoma County Arts Education Framework. As a current Board Member of Foster’s Theatrical Artist Residency, he is dedicated to producing the NEW American Theater. In 2017, he served as Administrative Director at New York’s Project Broadway. He is a Producing Director at Epoch Creative NYC, a company dedicated to producing work of BIPOC artists where he co-wrote, produced and directed the hit web-series “The Great Black Way”, and “#Unbooked.” In 2016, he served as the Fred Coe Artist in Residence at Vanderbilt University. In 2015, Kimzin was awarded the Broadway World Award for Best Performance of a Leading Male as Bernardo in West Side Story. Other past credits include: “Benedict” in Olay Live w/ Ana Gasteyer (New World Stages), “Pablo” in Sister Act, “Jacob” in La Cage Aux Folles (North Shore Music Theatre),” Felix/ Brazilian Millionaire” in Darling Grenadine ( Goodspeed Musicals), “Ritchie Valens” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Casa Mañana, TX), “Chino” in West Side Story (International Tour), “Lun Tha” King and I, “Luke” Anything Goes”, Evita, A Funny Thing.., My Fairytale (U.S. Premiere written by Stephen Schwartz). Kimzin earned his BFA in Musical Theater from the University of Arizona. He has devoted his career to a more inclusive and diverse theater world, particularly providing visibility to Latinx performance making. He is a member of the Latinx Theatre Commons.

 
 

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