Nicole Ferraro has performed in and hosted storytelling shows throughout NYC, including New York Story Exchange, Gather NYC, WORD, Sideshow Goshko, The Story Collider, BadyHouse Concert Series, NoName @ WordUp, and more, and she's appeared on podcasts including The Story Collider and Singleling. Her personal essays have been published in The New York Times, Story Collider Magazine, The Frisky, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, Modern Loss, Our Town, and New York Press. Her solo show WHY SO MUCH SHAME? debuted at the 2016 FRIGID Festival to rave reviews, earning three awards and an extension; and later ran for an additional performance in the Dead Parents Club Solo Show Festival. Nicole is the creator and director of Art, Humanity & Action: a series uniting storytelling, social justice & fundraising.