Nicholas Pallesen is a Transformational Coach and Mental Performance Consultant. He has gained respect throughout the performing arts community as the “Coach for the Soul”, helping artists thrive on both the biggest performance stages and in their everyday lives offstage. As a performer himself, Nicholas sang at the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the English National Opera, the Santa Fe Opera, and Oper Köln, among other companies. He is a winner of many of the major opera competitions in the United States, including the Richard Tucker, George London, and Sullivan Competitions. He is also a former Grand Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, where he was featured in the documentary, “The Audition”.
As a coach, Nicholas is honored to work with a large, international spectrum of clients from high school students to Hollywood and TV actors, Broadway performers, and artists at the top opera companies and orchestras in the world. He regularly presents at many of the top conservatories and young artist programs in the US and UK. He has worked with the Houston Grand Opera Studio Artists and serves as a faculty member for both the New World Symphony and the Wolf Trap Opera Company. To learn more, visit www.nicholaspallesen.com.