Native Buffalonian & Los Angeles transplant, Niki Nowak Tolnay has always had a deep passion for the arts. She developed a love of the theatre while earning her degree at the University at Buffalo.

Since living in Los Angeles, she has studied script analysis and scene study at Carter Thor Studios, audition technique at Brian Reece Studios as well as numerous additional workshops and specialized classes that have helped her grow and fine tune her instrument.

Niki has performed on stage with theatres on the east coast and in Los Angeles, including SkyPilot Theatre Company for which she has received outstanding reviews for her onstage performances from multiple Los Angeles  newspapers and media.

Niki has had the opportunity to perform in a variety of mediums over the years, her credits  include both dramatic and comedic roles on stage and camera,  numerous commercials, voice over projects and hosting gigs including an online health program with an internationally renowned Naturopath discussing holistic health which she practices in her personal life.

In addition to her work in front of  an audience and on camera, Niki has also had the unique opportunity to produce world premiere productions, work for an Emmy Award winning writer  and learn about the production process as a whole through her work with Smacky Productions.
Niki is an avid traveler who has a passion for learning about different cultures, a keen sense of adventure and a love of nature. Most recently, She has begun co-writing a comedic short, LAMBCAKES with her husband, Sean,  the first of many projects they look forward to collaborating on. She is very involved in her community and has experience fundraising and leading volunteer groups, specifically those caring for other women and children in need,  locally and abroad.