Instructor

My name is Nicole Johnson-Vogl otherwise known as “Ms Nicky”. I have three children and Ziah Performing Arts is named after the oldest child. I have an extensive background in the arts that include dance, acting, and singing. I am excited to bring my quirkiness and knowledge to Bavaria!
Training
Newark Community School of the Arts 1986-1990
Richard Stockton College 1996-1998
Rutgers University-Douglass College 1999-2001
University of Washington Dance BA 2001-2003
NY Broadway Dance Center 2017
University of Phoenix MBA 2017
Trained in: Ballet, Pointe, Acrobatics, Jazz, Tap, African, Modern, Choreography, Dance History, Belly Dance, Hip-Hop, Ballroom, Balinese Dance, Dance Anatomy, Esthetics, Popping
Teaching Experience
Roselle Community School 1991-1993
Stockton College 1997
Scotch Plains High School 2009
****FIRST OPENED****Ziah Performing Arts & Career Center 2009-2011
NJ Department of Education Certificate of Eligibility in Dance (07/2011)
Central Jersey Arts Charter School 2010-2011
Adelaide L. Sanford Charter School 2011-2012
Acting Experience
Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Member since 2002
(TV, Stage, Film): Annie– Film (Background) 2013, A Gifted Man– TV show (Patient), 2011, Finian’s Rainbow-Stage musical (Dottie), 2011, Tower Heist– Film, (Gabourey Sidibe Stand in), 2010-2011
Premium Rush– Film, (Background), 2010, Vagina Monologues– Stage, (Various characters), 2010, The Wiz– Stage musical, (The Wiz), 2009, Leader of the Pack– Stage, (Darlene Love), 2009, NAACP Awards Dinner– Cathay Williams (female Buffalo Soldier), 2005, Dreamtime– Stage musical, (Amadeva (mother spirit), belly dancer), 2000, Café Cabaret– Stage, (Duet Singer), 1997, Romeo & Juliet– Stage, (Peter, and Capulet party dancer), 1996, New York Undercover– 2 TV Appearances, (Extra), 1996, Bell Atlantic– Commercial, (Shelly), Drug Free America– Commercial, Pizza Hut– Commercial
Fitness
Zumba Instructor-2010 (Zumba Basic 1 & 2, Zumba Gold, Zumbatomics (kids), Zumba Toning)
Personal Trainer Certificate 2012
NASM 2014- Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Youth Exercise Specialist, Corrective Exercise Specialist
Buti Yoga Instructor – 2017
Child Development
Child Education 1999, Kindermusik 2010, Zumbini Instructor- 2017