Nicole Disson is an producer and actor known for her cross-genre artistic career and ability to cultivate talent. Nicole created THE SERIES, a multi-disciplinary live performance that infuses social experiences with the performing and visual arts. Set at The Standard DTLA from 2010-2012, Upstairs at Ace Hotel DTLA from 2013 - 2015 and Los Angeles Performance Practice’s Live Arts Exchange Festival at The Bootleg Theater for two years.
She produces short films and online content, most recently Zoe Cassevetes’ web-series Junior (blackpills for VICE). Other productions include Being Flat (Partizan for Red Bull Music Academy) and Metronomy’s latest music video Night Owl, both by surrealist filmmaker Quentin Dupieux, The Female Bond for Mercedes-Benz She’s Mercedes initiative featuring YUNA (NOWNESS), Sleepover LA by Lily Baldwin, an experimental dance-film set at The Standard hotel (SXSW, Vimeo staff pick, NOWNESS), Fruits de Mer by Hala Matar filmed at Chateau Marmont featuring C. Thomas Howell (commissioned by NOWNESS), Entelechy by activist Ariana Delawari (CIFF, BIFF).
Nicole produces live performance and special events for renowned artists. She served as project manager for choreographer Benjamin Millepied’s company, L.A. Dance Project, fall residency at The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA and repeatedly produced the company’s benefit gala. She worked with ephemeral fine-artist Lita Albuquerque to produce SPINE OF THE EARTH under The Getty Museum’s Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival and to produce AN ELONGATED NOW for Laguna Art Museum's Art & Nature Festival. She produced Post Fact Production’s experimental rock opera NEW. at the historic Million Dollar Theater in DTLA and continues to work with various production companies and brands to place talent commercially.
As an actor, Nicole has performed at Los Angeles Country Museum of Art (LACMA; with artists Emily Mast and Liz Glynn), REDCAT Studio, SOHO House West Hollywood (featured performer for their New Years Eve celebration), LA><ART’s Gala at the historic Greystone Mansion and various regional theaters across the Nation, including: The Magic Theatre; Marin Theatre Company; Boston Court, B ST Theatre; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (director Ann Reinking), Kennedy Center’s Source Theatre Workshop and The Open Fist, including the world premiere of Frank Zappa’s musical JOE'S GARAGE. Commercially, she has worked for brands including CHOBANI, MEIJER, Walmart, Comcast and American Airlines and acted in various films, including David Robert Mitchell’s upcoming feature Under The Silverlake starring Andrew Garfield, and Englishman in LA currently available on Amazon Prime.
Originally from Washington D.C., Nicole received a B.F.A. in Acting from Florida State University, is a founding member of the LA Ladies Choir and makes her home in Silverlake. She is currently developing a scripted series and a documentary series and is represented by CAA theatrically and DDO commercially.
THE STANDARD HOTELS
SPACE 15 TWENTY (URBAN OUTFITTERS)
L.A. DANCE PROJECT
LAGUNA ART MUSEUM
LIVE ARTS EXCHANGE FESTIVAL
THE NEW LA FOLK FESTIVAL