Nicole Balsam is an actress, producer, and native New Yorker. She has guest starred on Law and Order: SVU and Royal Pains. Other television credits include the NBC drama Shades of Blue. Nicole has also starred in several independent feature films including Frat Star, Abnormal Attraction, Stretch Marks, and How to be a Man.

Nicole is also an accomplished theater actress who recently appeared in the US premiere of the play ABYSS which Ben Brantley of the New York Times called "genuinely artful". Exeunt Magazine described Nicole’s work as a “strong physical performance that carries several scenes.”

For her work in Abnormal Attraction Nicole received the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2018 Hollywood South Film Festival. Additionally, Before You, which Nicole starred in and produced, was the recipient of the Audience Choice Award at the 2016 Zero Film Festival.

Nicole is a BFA graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
The New York Times called Abyss "genuinely artful" and "a kind of dialogue seldom heard in American theater, but the young cast here pulls it off without excessive earnestness, on the one hand, or preciousness, on the other".
Sprits of Exit Eleven received praise from several publications including Indie Theatre Now and The Easy.
In their review of Abyss Exeunt Magazine said Nicole "turns in strong, physical performances that carry several scenes."