A captivating talent on the rise, Candace Nicholas-Lippman is an actress, spoken word artist, and youth educator with a passion for using her God-given talents to uplift others.
Candace’s acting credits include a recurring role on the Freeform/Hulu television series Good Trouble, Nick Bottom in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Elizabeth in In The Next Room, which earned her an LA Scenie Award and an LA Weekly Award nomination for Best Supporting Female. Additionally, Candace understudied in Tarell McCraney’s Head of Passes at the Mark Taper Forum and was also selected out of over 7,000 hopefuls to perform in the 2016 ABC Diversity Showcase for top network executives.
In 2018 Candace debuted A Rose Called Candace to rave audience reviews. This spring, A Rose Called Candace was showcased in the 26th Annual Los Angeles Womenś Theatre Festival and she is thrilled to have recently been selected for the 2019 United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City coming this fall. Candace looks forward to adding more dates for the show as well as continuing to build on her personal passions in spoken word and arts education.
She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts and Dance from California State University Los Angeles and is currently repped by Luber Roklin Entertainment and Joseph Le Talent.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“A superb Nicholas-Lippman adds gravitas
to the in In The Next Room mix as wet nurse Elizabeth.”
-Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA
“The play's most moving highlights are embodied
in Candace Nicholas-Lippman’s fine rendering of Elizabeth.”
“Nicholas-Lippman’s Elizabeth had a wonderful inner beauty
that started out reserved and blossomed.”
“Ms. Candace is the best teacher and I love her so much.”
-Jaedan Poncie, Student
“Sister Candace helped me to not be shy anymore
and encouraged me to be myself and not care what other people think about me.”
“Because Ms. Candace inspires me,
I’m going to be a dancer, singer, and actor when I grow up.”
-Anaiya Johnson, Student
"Ms. Candace you are so inspirational and I love you and you're always there for all of us. You're one of the best life teachers I could possibly ask for. Okay. Love you Ms. Candace! I want to keep doing theater with you because I get to learn so much not only about performing but about myself and how I can look at the world. Your voice is a gift and I'm so happy you're getting a chance to use it for bigger things."
-Vanessa Andrick, Student