Nicole Fernandez-Coffaro is a multi-faceted artist, celebrated for her rich, warm soprano, her versatility, and her powerful, connected performances. Nicole has made her Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and NY City Center debuts, most recently playing Frasquita in Ted Sperling and Sammi Cannold’s highly acclaimed production of Carmen at Lincoln Center. She sings frequently throughout NYC, during which time she’s worked with some of the country’s finest musical theatre and new music composers and creatives including Adam Guettel, Ricky Ian Gordon, Marisa Michelson, David Bloom, and Zak Winokur.
Nicole is a Kurt Weill Foundation Lotte Lenya Competition finalist, and has performed in theatres throughout the country, enjoying favorite roles such as Martha Jefferson in 1776, and covering Eva Perón in the first U.S. all-Spanish production of Evita. Earlier in the year, Nicole joined the cast of this summer’s 92Y Lyrics and Lyricists series and performed in the workshop of Tom Jones and Joseph Thalken’s Harold and Maude the musical, directed by Victoria Clark.
Bilingual in English/Spanish, she is passionate about her Cuban culture, and cultivating diversity en el teatro. Nicole is a native of Orange County, California, and graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in theatre performance, and a minor in classical music.