Nikki MacCallum is a New York City based performer, comic, and author. (Stay tuned for information regarding release of Dry Run in 2019). Originally from the Boston area, she holds a Bachelor of Music from New York University. In 2011 she co-wrote the script to and starred in Matchmaker Matchmaker I’m Willing to Settle!, an Off-Broadway musical about Internet dating that premiered at the American Repertory Theatre’s second stage, OBERON in 2011. The piece went on to have four other productions (NYMF, Ars Nova, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse PiTCH Series, NYU). Her essay, Passing a Parent, was published in 2016 in an anthology titled The I’Mpossible Project by Josh Rivedal and she is also the author of the blog Putting Out! which deals with opportunities in life to put ourselves out there!
In 2015, Nikki was one of fifty-one entrepreneurs world-wide interviewed in Sarah Centrella's best selling book, Hustle Believe Receive, an 8-Step Plan to Changing your Life and Living your Dream. The book also includes interviews with NFL running back, Jonathan Stewart, NBA power forward Anthony Tolliver, and Morgan Stanley Executive Director, Kimberly Hatchett, among others. Shortly after the release, she was one of four individuals highlighted in this book selected to speak on a panel for a featured segment aired on ABC News.
As a performer and comic, her original solo acts have appeared at 54 Below and Lincoln Center, Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s, and she has been featured on VH1. In 2013 she performed as a soloist at Birdland along side Tony Award Winners, Donna McKechnie and Jerry Mitchell. Her original one woman shows, Matchmaker Matchmaker I’m Willing to Settle! And Familiar Things both garnered MAC award nominations. She is a member of the Actor’s Equity Association.
Outside of the artistic world, Nikki has twelve years of experience working in Career Development and Executive Search in the Litigation Technology space. She sits on the board of directors of Women in eDiscovery, an organization advocating for women in the technology space. She’s also very involved in Coalition for the Homeless’s First Step job program where she holds an 80% success rate coaching underprivileged women who are looking to reenter the workforce. Nikki is an avid runner (Providence Marathon 2011, NYC Marathon, 2016), scrabble player, and a die-hard New England Pats fan.