Faculty Bio: Niko Bermea

Choreographer Niko BermeaNikolas Bermea (Niko) is a Hip/Hop & Contemporary Dancer/Choreographer from Austin, TX. In July of 2015, his Family relocated to Austin, and Niko was immediately immersed in the Dance Industry by joining the Electrolytze Dance Crew through Evolution Dance Center. Due to his love and interest for dance, Niko quickly became one of the most highly-recognized and sought-out Hip-Hop artist in the Austin-Metro area. By early 2016, Niko was hosting a series of Master Classes within the South Texas, Northeast Texas, and Southwest Arkansas areas. Also in 2016, Niko joined Evolve Dance Company (Contemporary/ Lyrical Dance Styles) and eStreet Hip-Hop Company. By the end of the competition season, Niko had received numerous awards and scholarships with 8 National Talent, Intrigue Dance, Adrenaline Dance, The Streetz Dance, and ultimately received the 2nd Runner-Up Dancer of the Year Award and a Streetz Assistant position with The Streetz Dance. Niko continues to host Hip-Hop and Contemporary Master Classes throughout and the States of Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. In May of 2016, Niko was recognized by the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Award Association for his choreography of the musical “In the Heights”. Niko is currently studying Dance at TWU and has recently become a member of UNT-FSA Choreo-Block.