Nicholas Nelson


Nicholas Nelson is excited to be making his fifth appearance with nimbus. Previously he appeared as Louis Tikas in Ludlow, Lemminkainen in The Kalevala, Stanley in From Darkness and The Actor in The Lower Depths. Last fall, he wrote and performed the musical score for the new play, The Fae, produced by Special When Lit. Locally, Nicholas has also appeared with 20% Theatre Company and Classical Actors Ensemble. In addition to his work in spoken theater, Nicholas frequently performs as an operatic bass. His most recent operatic roles are Colline in La Bohème with Lakes Area Music Festival, Sarastro in The Magic Flute with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Larkens in La Fanciulla del West with Minnesota Opera. From 2010-2013, he was a Resident Artist with Portland Opera. Additionally, Nicholas is active as a guitarist and thereminist.


nimbus production history: 
The Lower Depths The Actor
Ludlow Louis Tikas
The Kalevala Lemminkäinen
From Darkness Stanley Mansfield
The River Becomes Sea Tristan