In the summer of 2022, Nika choreographed a futuristic, out-of-this-world hip hop routine for the season finale of one of the most iconic and well-known dance shows of all time, So You Think You Can Dance. The routine was performed by contestant, Keaton Kermode, and SYTYCD All-Star, Lex Ishimoto. Nika tapped into her out-of-the-box creativity to incorporate the dancers’ athletic and technical skills into a fresh, groovy, mad-scientist themed routine to Drake’s hit song, “Goin’ Bad”. The episode can be viewed now on Hulu, Fox, and Tubi.
Continuing a partnership born in 2019, Nika and Paula Abdul collaborated to create a jaw-dropping twenty-minute headlining set for the White Party in Palm Springs, which took place in May 2022. Nika’s innovative choreography, yet again, added a fresh twist to Abdul’s magic - complimenting and accentuating the pop star’s iconic moves. The setlist included performances of, “The Way That You Love Me”, “Forever Your Girl”, “Cold Hearted” and many more of Abdul’s hit songs. The White Party is the largest LGBT music and dance festival in
Nika began gracing TV screens all across America as one of the choreographers for NBC’s New Hit Show, Come Dance with Me, when season 1 premiered in April 2022. The family dance show features an all-star team of choreographers, judges and creatives. Talented young dancers pair up with their untrained parents, as each pair competes in hopes of winning a $100,000 cash prize. Every week, teams face a new dance challenge, and are tasked with incorporating a new theme into their performance. So far, in keeping with