Nick Demeris is a two time TEDx participant (speaker and host), actor in Tony-award
winning musicals, singer, rapper, beat boxer, musical facilitator and an all out instigator of spontaneous joy, turning audiences into orchestras all around the globe.
Nick has studied and performed, with ten-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin (Don’t Worry Be Happy) and is in his second year as a singer at Carnegie Hall in New York City, where he works with professional musicians, aspiring artists, and young people in the juvenile justice system, to improvise, write, produce, and record original music. He recently co-created (with the Moving Star Vocal Ensemble, of which he is a member) and performed the title character in a world premiere rumpus opera at Carnegie Hall called “OTOYOTOY.”
Additionally, Nick is currently a member of four vocal “bands,” which range from vocal ensembles who perform and facilitate conferences on Climate Change to large scale public gatherings which create community by bringing improvised singing to the streets and parks of New York City. Nick is also the co-founder of a trio called The Whole Time who perform entirely improvised concerts all over the planet (www.thewholetime.xyz)!
Nick works with companies to implement the practice of innovating through play and improvisation, as well as developing original content (commercials, songs and scripts) for brands and universities that include: the Big Quiet, Ogilvy & Mather, Spotify, the Huffington Post, Buzz Feed, Guild Mortgage, Accept Email, the University of Chicago, and Sesame Street.