Nicole Stewart is a sixth generation Dallasite who has also lived in Chicago, the Bay Area, London, New York City and Los Angeles. She is an accomplished actress and teacher and director of theatre. After graduating from the Hockaday School in Dallas then with honors from Northwestern University’s theatre department, Stewart went on to act professionally in New York and Los Angeles. Her writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, Upworthy, Modern Loss, and D Magazine. She spoke about the power of sharing your story at TEDxSMU and TEDxKIDS. Nicole aims to continue the work by modernizing the ancient art of storytelling. Dallas Observer featured her in their inaugural “People Issue,” as one of “100 Dallas Creatives” and awarded her “Best Future Arts Leader.” Nicole is celebrating five years of marriage to husband and Oral Fixation co-producer Anton Schlesinger.