Nicole Talbot is an 18-year-old singer and musical theater actress with Broadway aspirations. Nicole has found her voice and passion on stage, performing in more than 35 productions since age 5, including Les Misérables, Into the Woods and A Year with Frog and Toad. She recently appeared as Martha Cratchit in North Shore Music Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol. She is a proud Actor’s Equity Membership Candidate (EMC). Nicole is a National Anthem singer for the 2019 Boston Bruins and performed the anthem as part of NHL’s “Hockey is for Everyone” campaign at TD Garden for 19,000 fans and millions of viewers on NESN.
Nicole is a passionate advocate for transgender youth and played a major role in passing and protecting anti-discrimination legislation in Massachusetts. She has recently been named a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) National Youth Ambassador and has been featured in documentaries produced by HRC, Associated Press, NowThis and .them. Nicole has conducted countless interviews for major national media outlets including the New York Times, NBC News, Teen Vogue, Boston Herald and Megyn Kelly Today. She is also a founding Champion of the GenderCool Project, a national campaign that is changing the narrative about transgender youth. Nicole was also featured in episode 10 of “I Am Jazz,” Season 5.
Assigned male at birth, Nicole transitioned to living authentically as female in 2013 with the support of her mother, other family members, friends and her communities. She shares her story and lends her voice, time and talent to support other transgender youth on their journey to live authentically.