Nicholas Kowerko

Department of Drama


Nicholas Kowerko

Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama Theater Complex
820 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-1508

Nicholas Kowerko is the assistant director on the Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations (nominated for 12 Tony Awards and winner for Best Choreography).

He is the recipient of the Bret C. Harte directing fellowship at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, the directing assistantship at Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA), and the directing internship at Great River Shakespeare Festival. He has also worked as an assistant director at Syracuse Stage, a casting assistant at Boston Casting, and a stage manager for a full season at Nevada Conservatory Theatre. Nicholas has also taught at Allan Hancock College/PCPA, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and SUNY Fredonia, where he earned his B.A. in Arts Administration. Nicholas holds a M.F.A. in theatre directing from the Actors Studio Drama School in NYC and is a SDC Associate.


  • M.F.A. Actors Studio Drama Schol
  • B.A. SUNY Fredonia


Acting, play analysis, theatre history, and directing