Nicole Kayla Ehrhard is a Purchase College Alumna whose heart lies in creating new musicals. As a graduate with a dual degree in Arts Management and Theatre & Performance: Directing, some of her favorite directing credits include To Be Heard, A Study in Separation & Take Care. 2018 marked Nicole's directing debut at Manhattan Repertory with a reimagined version of A Study in Separation. While studying at Purchase, Nicole directed five productions as well as assisted professor David Bassuk on the Conservatory of Theatre Arts’ production of Genet’s The Maids. Nicole is co-founder of Stage 5 Theatre Company.