Nicole Martensen

About Nicole

If you are a human, you are a dancer. Nicole Martensen is an anthropologist and performing artist. Nicole studied musical theatre at the Orange County High School of the Arts in Santa Ana, California. Nicole holds a BA in Archaeology and an MA in Applied Anthropology from Cal Poly Humboldt. She has worked as a field archaeologist, researcher, and collections manager for Cal Poly Humboldt, the United States forest service, and Stanford University.

Nicole has taught dance for many years, specializing in dance for musical theatre, ballet, ballroom, and Latin styles of dance. She is also certified in social media strategy and digital wellness.


Nicole’s Training and Education

Published Works, Research Presentations, and Community Projects

Performing Arts


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