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
Nika and Sonny Fredie Pedersen choreographed the J. Balvin Festival Tour, which kicked off in August of 2021 in Dallas, Texas. The show features a fun setlist of the declared “Prince of Reggaeton”’s most popular songs, performed by the star and accentuated by blazing dance moves and striking visuals. Nika and Sonny worked with J. Balvin’s Colombian dance team, “ABC Dancers”, as they created powerful, eye-catching dance sequences and memorable moments for the show that would connect with live audiences throughout the tour. Backed by creative direction by The Squared
Nika recently contributed mind-blowing choreography for one of the most innovative concerts ever produced - J. Balvin LIVE on TikTok! On September 12th, 2021, millions of J. Balvin fans from across the globe live-streamed the Colombian superstar’s concert on one of the most popular mobile apps of all time. The special groundbreaking event, “JOSÉ X TikTok”, featured a vivid and energetic hour-long performance including both, fan-favorite songs, and tracks from J. Balvin’s newest album, JOSÉ. Nika worked in collaboration with fellow choreographer, Sonny Fredie Pedersen, to create
Nika created rockin’ choreography for ABC Network’s “Queen Family Singalong”, an American television special that honored one of the most successful rock bands of all time - The Hall of Fame decorated, "Queen". Featuring performances of the band’s classic songs by some of today's most popular artists and musicians, the event aired on televisions across America on November 4th, 2021. Nika choreographed Jojo Siwa and Orianthi’s modern and colorful performance of Queen’s most internationally recognizable hit, “We Will Rock You”. Executive produced by Nick and RJ, the