Nicole Zaray is a multifaceted vocalist and movement, sound and video artist who is known for theatrical and mixed-media performances. She spent childhood years in the Lower East Side and East Harlem, and grew up in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Her solo performance work has been presented  at Performance Space NY, Dixon Place, La Mama Etc., Roulette, The Firehouse Space, Spectrum, the Bushwick Music Series, and more. Nicole has also performed internationally; she has taught movement and performance at Centro Em Movimento in Lisboa, Portugal, has performed at the artist residency “Kopanice bez Hranice” in Slovakia, and at pop and jazz venues in Berlin. Her credits also include roles on other artists’ work, such as: featured vocalist on Moby’s CDs “Feeling So Real” and “Next is the E” (Mute/Elektra), vocalist / dancer in Theodora Skipitares’ “Under the Knife” and Karen Finley’s “Momento Mori”, and lead in the eclectic scifi flick “The Sticky Fingers of Time” which premiered at the Venice Biennale and was released worldwide.  Nicole has a B.A. in economics from Barnard College and has a social enterprise, offering services in policy and technology to community-based housing and healthcare organizations. In 2021 through 2023, she has plans to develop new work  in various residencies in Europe, including the UnCOOL Festeival in Poschivao, Switzerland, home of the Sun Ra Arkestra.