Renee "Nikki" Dionisio

Hometown: Manila, Philippines

Year: 3rd year

Major: International Affairs (Pre-Law), Human Development & Family Science Minor

Dance Experience

Nikki started ballroom dancing at a young age and has done social and exhibition ballroom dance for almost 10 years. When she was 14 years old, she started to ballroom dance socially and competitively at The Ballroom Dance Center in Augusta, Georgia under Valery Ganiev and competed American Style. In addition to that, she has also been exposed to dance in Musical Theatre through Ballet, Jazz, and Tap.

Favorite Dances

Cha-Cha, Bolero, East Coast Swing

More About Me

Being the daughter of a professional dancer and raised in an artistic atmosphere, Nikki has been exposed to dance all her life. She fell in love and auditioned for the Ballroom Performance Group the Fall of her freshman year. She is also the Traditional Dance Coordinator of UGA’s Filipino Student Association and enjoys sharing her love for dance in her everyday life. In addition to dance, she enjoys trying new restaurants, hiking, and studying international law.