Nick Demos was born in Billings, Montana and raised in both Montana and Michigan. He began his career in the entertainment business as an actor and a dancer at the age of 16. Three years later, he moved to New York City to pursue his career. After several years of being a working actor in the big apple, he began to direct and choreograph which led him to Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma where he was the Artistic Director from 2000 to 2008.
With his producing partner, staff and board of directors he transitioned Lyric from a university campus to two world class facilities, oversaw a successful capital campaign, expanded programming to include a children’s academy with over 250 students weekly, created new works, concert programs and an entire second stage series. He was named a “living treasure” of the state of Oklahoma and was also named top business achiever under 40 in the state by the Journal Record Newspaper.
His company, Demos Bizar Entertainment, produced Memphis on Broadway (2010 Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical), Vanities and Inventing Avi Off-Broadway, and Make Me a Song on London’s West End. Demos Bizar was also associate producer for Make Me a Song, Off-Broadway and for The National Tour of The Drowsy Chaperone. DBE is also Executive Producer’s of the film Love or Whatever.
Nick received his 200 hour teaching certificate in Vinyasa Yoga from Sonic Yoga in 2007 and his 500 hour Hatha certification in January 2011 from Will Duprey Yoga. He is the Producing Artistic Director of ONE Healing Arts COMPANY, a new company that creates theatrical experiences for and about mind, body and spirit and is creating a wellness center for artists. Additionally, he leads transformational retreats around the world.