Nicole Stewart

Director/Editor/Producer, Oral Fixation

Nicole Stewart is a sixth generation Dallasite. She graduated summa cum laude and with honors in theatre from Northwestern University in 2001. She pursued a professional acting career in New York City and then Los Angeles, where her passion for true, personal storytelling was ignited. After 12 years away, Nicole moved back to her hometown and started the live storytelling series Oral Fixation (An Obsession with True Life Tales). She has produced over 20 shows, each with a different theme and featuring regular Dallas folks reading aloud their stories edited by Nicole.

Oral Fixation, now in its third season, is hosted by the AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Dallas Arts District, the largest arts district in the world. Nicole has been named one of Dallas' Most Interesting People and Best Future Arts Leader by the Dallas Observer. She spoke at the 5th annual TEDxSMU conference on the subject of the healing power of sharing your story. For podcasts, videos and more, please visit

You may also recognize Nicole from her On Demand Pilates workouts for ExerciseTV. Nicole continues to teach Pilates from her home studio in Lakewood. For more information, visit

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