Detroit native Nicci Gilbert is no stranger to the spotlight. Nicci first fell in love with performing at Detroit’s Cody High School, Ms. Gilbert soon received a Theatrical Scholarship to Eastern Michigan University. In lieu of a college degree, Nicci chose the “hands on approach” to her career and accomplished a goal many find impossible. In 1994 Nicci Gilbert created the group Brownstone and was soon signed to Michael Jackson’s record label MJJ. By the age of twenty five Nicci became a Grammy nominated /platinum selling singer/songwriter. After a very successful music career, Nicci spent time focusing on her other passion, acting. Nicci has guest starred on such hit TV shows as Martin, Sister Sister, and Living Single, Nicci’s film credits include Woo with Jada Pinkette and Living Out Loud with Queen Latifah. Ms Gilbert recently came full circle focusing once again on her first love and the spark that turned into a flame…Theatre.
In 2004 Nicci was hand picked by Theatre/Film/Television Mogul Tyler Perry to star as the hilarious sister to Mr.. Leroy Brown “Vera Brown” in Tyler Perry’s outrageous show “Meet the Browns” Nicci received rave reviews for her performance , but soon became very interested in work behind the scenes. In Fall 2005 Nicci began to develop her skills as a writer/director/producer. In Fall 2006 Nicci wrote, directed and produced the sensational new stage play Sweet Potato Pie which starred Sherman Hemsley The Jeffersons, Boris Kodjoe Soul Food, Terri J. Vaugn Steve Harvey Show and R&B sensation Genuwine. The debut of Sweet Potato Pie sold out Detroit’s Music Hall and was held over. In November 2006 Nicci presented a sneak preview of her newest show, the sexy new musical stage play Soul Kittens Cabaret which starred Angie Stone, Tatiana Ali, Syleena Johnson, and Trenyce from American Idol. If the sold out, standing room only debut of Soul Kittens Cabaret in any indication… Nicci has another hit show on her hands as she strives for the succ
Acting/Drama/Vocal Coach Atlanta, GA
Singing,Acting, Performance Coach Atlanta, GA