Nicholas Petrich was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. At four years old, he joined OGA (Oregon Gymnastics Academy) and a year later began to compete locally, state, and nation wide until he retired from competitive gymnastics at 14 years old. At 25 years old, Nicholas rediscovered his passion for movement through dance. Over the past 5 years he’s been training in various styles including; hip hop, contemporary, jazz, modern, vogue, and ballet. He’s worked as a freelance dancer and also as a dance company member to Wild Rumpus Jazz Co, Eleven Dance Co, Muddy Feet, Nonsense, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre. In 2014, he did a European tour with modern dance company Agneiska Laska Dancers. Along with performing, Nicholas teaches weekly dance classes for adults at Vega Dance Lab and hip hop classes for children at Classical Ballet Academy.