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Nikki Snelson is a director, choreographer and actress working on Broadway and beyond for the last 20 years. As an actress, Ms Snelson is most recognized for her performance of Brooke Wyndam in the original Broadway and MTV cast of LEGALLY BLONDE. Snelson originated the role of Winnie Tate in the Broadway revival of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN (starring Bernadette Peters). She was also seen on Broadway in SWEET CHARITY (starring Christina Applegate). Nikki played "Cassie" in the National Tour of A Chorus Line and also performed in the Broadway National Tours of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SHOW BOAT, HELLO, DOLLY, and Jonathan Larson's TICK TICK…BOOM(Susan). Snelson originated the role of The Mad Hatter in Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland. Nikki played Velma in CHICAGO at Maine State Theater and Sally Bowles in CABARET at The Napa Valley Opera House. Snelson was featured in the groundbreaking documentary EVERY LITTLE STEP as well in the major motion pictures REEFER MADNESS and ACCROSS THE UNIVERSE. On the small screen, Nikki has been seen on Desperate Housewives and All My Children. Nikki plays Janelle Kincaid in the upcoming web series “Ms Guidance.” She received her training in Musical Theatre from Boston Conservatory. Nikki grew up in the St Louis area and made her professional debut at the St Louis Muny. Ms Snelson has directed, choreographed, and taught in Argentina, Chile, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Ireland, Scotland, Paris, London and many more. She is an artist in residence at Singapore’s famed theater school,Lasalle College of the Arts. Nicole is the Artist Director of Rochester Broadway Theater League’s Summer Star program. Her directing credits include: AINT MISBEHAVIN, WORLD GOES ROUND, GYPSY, WEDDING SINGER, PAJAMA GAME, CABARET, LEGALLY BLONDE and A CHORUS LINE. Nikki has choreographed for Elton John's Life Ball in Vienna., The Young and the Restless, The Miss America pageant and the upcoming “The Funny Dance Show” on E! Nikki recently created, wrote, choreographed and directed the critically acclaimed A NOT SO SILENT NIGHT for Southern California’s Vanguard University. In 2020, Ms Snelson directed and choreographed Chicago in Singapore. Most recently, Nikki wrote, directed, choreographed and edited an original film entitled ‘Ready, Set, GO.” And she will be directing Mamma Mia in Southern California and Legally Blonde in Adelaide, Australia next year. Nikki resides in Orange County, California with her husband and 3 year old son. Nikki is the CEO of Musical Theatre Mayhem.
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