Nicola Ayoub, Franco-American dancer and choreographer, always aspired to share her joie de vivre on stage across the world. She trained at the Atlanta Ballet and received degrees in History and Art History from the University of Georgia. In France, she became a choreographer with her bilingual one-woman show The Language, awarded Paris Jeunes Talents (2008).
Nicola has danced for such diverse choreographers as Gigi Caciuleanu, Christopher Williams, and Alexandra Bansch. Since 2012 she has worked with Africa Regional Services of the U.S. Embassy, teaching, creating, and performing throughout Africa. Since 2015 she is a member of ACM Ballet which brings dance performances to hospitals throughout France. Between 2015 and 2019 she organized and led the Bohol Dance Project, a cultural outreach project in the Philippines for aspiring, underprivileged dancers.
In 2016, the French Institutes of Burundi and Rwanda invited her to teach and choreograph. In 2019, she choreographed for and performed in La Chute with André Nerman. This theatre piece for dancer and actor toured throughout North America and France. In 2021, she received her French state diploma as a ballet teacher. Nicola is the proud mother of two little girls, her best creations. She is a member of UNESCO's International Dance Council.