NIC Kay is an transdisciplinary artist whose work straddles performance, video, installation, collage and printmaking. NIC’s current projects explore movement as a place of reclamation of the body, history and identity. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, NIC graduated from Professional Performing Artist School in 2007 and was a Hemispheric Institute EMERGENYC Fellow in 2009. Now residing in Chicago, they are a founding member of 3rd Language, queer arts collective. They gave the 2013 Keynote Speech at The Trans, Gender Non Conforming, Intersex, Freedom Picnic and Rally in Chicago, and they have taught for About Face Theatre, Woman Made Gallery, Free Street Theater and Broadway Youth Center. In 2014, they were awarded the Chances Dances - Marc Aguhar Memorial Grant. They have shown work, spoken on panels and hosted workshops at numerous venues throughout New York City and Chicago. This upcoming April 2015, they will be in Residence at Links Hall.