Nicole Potter is the senior editor at Allworth Press and an adjunct professor in the theatre department of Marymount Manhattan College. She has been the editor of numerous theatre and film books and has written articles for film magazines, including Films in Review and The Perfect Vision. An MFA groduate in performing, her extensive theatrical background includes ten years as a member of The Irondale Ensemble, during which she had leading roles in both original works and in productions of Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chekov, and Brecht. She continues to act and direct at venues in the New York City area, including the DUMBO Festival, Expanded Arts Festival, and Ohio Theatre Think Tank. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.