Nikki Calonge is a founding member of ANIMALS, a member of Witness Relocation, and has performed with artists and theater companies such as Nellie Tinder, Hoi Polloi, Half Straddle, William Burke, The Drunkard's Wife, Katherine Brook/TELE-VIOLET, Eliza Bent + Dave Malloy, and The National Asian American Theater Company. Film: "Gucci Gucci" (dir. Ivy Arce), "Heads or Tails" (dir. Eva von Schweinitz), "Hinabing Pakpak ng Ating mga Anak" (dir. Anton Juan). With ANIMALS she is the recipient of the 2012 Tom Murrin Award and has been presented at Fresh Ground Pepper, CATCH, Prelude, as part of Target Margin Theater's Gertrude Stein Lab, and Under the Radar's Incoming Series at the Public Theater. Calonge has received training from People's Improv Theater; The Patravadi Theatre and Theater Mitu in Thailand; Traditional Dance and Wayang Kulit in Bali, Indonesia. She earned her BFA from NYU/Tisch.