Nile H. Russell is originally from Baltimore, MD. He received a B.A. in dance from Connecticut College, where he was fortunate enough to have the guidance of wonderful dancers and teachers such as Dan Wagoner, Lan Lan Wang, Jeff Rebudal, Robyne Watkin, David Dorfman, Eddie Taketa, and Jeremy Nelson. In 2002, Nile traveled to India to study temple and architecture studies and Bharatanatyam dance. He moved to New York in 2004, where he danced with Silver-Brown Dance, LeeSaar The Company, Luis Lara Malvacias, Stefanie Nelson Dance Group, Naganuma Dance, and co-founded CaN Dance. In 2009, Nile joined Pilobolus Dance Theater as a dancer and later became Dance Captain of the main touring company. Through Pilobolus, he has performed all over the world, taught nationwide and on three continents, and has been lucky to experience a wide range of people and cultures. Nile currently lives in Denver, Colorado and has danced for Kim Robards Dance, Rosie Herrera Dance Theater, and teaches at Denver School of the Arts, Arts Immersion, and studios throughout Denver. His work has been presented at Smith College, Dance Theater Workshop (now called New York Live Arts), Connecticut College, The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm(New Milford, CT), Denver School of the Arts, Dance2b(Denver, CO), Lakewood Cultural Center(Lakewood, CO), The Dairy(Boulder, CO). He hopes to only add to the amazing dance and arts culture of Colorado.