About Nicole Elizabeth Berger
Nicole Elizabeth Berger is a multi-talented, triple-threat actress, model, singer and pianist, who has nine movie credits including six major roles. Nicole’s piano skills helped her land the lead role of Grace Clarke in the film All at Once. In the film, Grace is a piano prodigy who is taken in as a young girl by a family friend after her parents are killed in the Twin Towers in New York on 9/11. All at Once debuted at the Napa Valley Film Festival in 2016 and was shown again at the 2016 Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, where the film won Best Director. The film was released on streaming in 2018.
Nicole starred in the fantasy-reality film, The Place of No Words, where she plays an enchanted fairy named Esmeralda. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2019 and released on streaming in 2020. The international premieres were at the Munich Film Festival and the Giffoni Film Festival, where it was selected for Best Film.
Nicole can also be seen in the comedic crime drama, Clover, playing the movie namesake, a teenage girl named Clover, which was released in 2020.This film follows the escapades of two brothers on the run with Clover from a ruthless mob boss. She was recently nominated for best Teen Actress in a Streaming Film Role at the 42nd Young Artist Academy Awards for her performance as Clover.
Her latest Indie thriller, Runt, in which she plays the lead, Cecily, opposite the late Cameron Boyce, premiered at The Mammoth Film Festival in 2020. In this coming-of-age thriller, Cecily tackles many of the issues that teenagers face while dealing with the lack of proper adult supervision. The film won two awards for Best Director and the Audience Award and will be released in theaters and on streaming in September 2021.
She also starred in the short-film, Ali’s Realm, a stunning story in which Nicole played Ali, a teenager who stands up to bullying and deals with the death of her closest friend. The film highlights a 7’ tall alien, Charlie, who walks through the streets and parks of New York City along with his dear friend, Ali. The film was chosen as Best Picture at the LA Film Awards in 2020 and the Seattle International Film Festival in 2019. Nicole won the Lead Actress Award in the Best Shorts Competition in 2020.
Also in 2020, Nicole played the lead role of Natalie in the short film Five Teenagers Walk into a Bar. The project traces the unexpected journey of a group of diverse teens who really dislike each other but must figure out how to work together to get out of the wilderness and find their way back to civilization. This film was chosen as the Best Film in the LA Shorts International Film Festival in 2020. She is also known for her early roles in Prescient (2015), The Longest Week (2014) and Goldberg, P.I. (2011).
Nicole was born in New York City. She began studying piano at age 5 and is a trained classical pianist. She began her career in modeling and print advertising at a young age, having worked for Toys “R” Us and Saks Fifth Avenue before appreciating her love of acting and singing. She has experience in commercials and voice-overs and has extended her work into modeling.
Nicole has performed in renditions of The Nutcracker and played the lead roles as Miss Honey in Matilda and Maria in West Side Story in a Palm Beach community theater. She is completing an intensive drama program at the Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors in New Haven (2021). Nicole is dedicated to helping animals and loves to travel. Nicole has attended Palm Beach Day Academy, LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and Concord Academy, where she is a senior. She is looking forward to attending a major university as a drama and English major.