Originally from Montreal, Nicky Guadagni is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and her first job out of theatre school was as Miranda in The Tempest to Paul Scofield’s Prospero in the West End of London.
Her theatre work in Canada includes Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Citadel Theatre), Ariel in The Tempest and Juliet (The Dream in High Park), Ophelia in Hamlet and Kattrin in Mother Courage (National Arts Centre), Titania in Midsummer Nights Dream (Stratford Third Stage), Zastrozzi and Criminal Genius (Factory Theatre), The Seagull and Member of the Wedding (Tarragon), The Half of It (Necessary Angel) and OD on Paradise (Theatre Passe Muraille).
She’s been nominated for five Gemini awards for her acting on television and won two for Major Crime and Blue Murder. Nicky was a member of the repertory company of actors that starred in the detective TV series Nero Wolfe – performing over a dozen roles. For the CBC she has performed in many radio dramas and read Jane Urquhart’s The Stone Carvers for Between the Covers. She narrated the TV series Birth Stories as well as several documentaries and was one of the stars of the feature film Cube. She wrote and performed in In the Wings based on Carole Corbeil’s book at Theatre Passe Muraille.
She has taught and directed at George Brown College, NTS, and UCDrama at U OF T.