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WSU alumna Nicole Scherzinger (seen here as Julie LaVerne in 1998s Show Boat opposite Michael Mueller as Pete) received an Olivier Award nomination as Grizabella in Cats. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Scherzinger will participate in several private events and classes in Wright State's Creative Arts Center including a question-and-answer session with students, faculty and university supporters facilitated by Joe Deer, chair of the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Picture.
“Her obvious talent and, almost as striking, her kindness were undeniable,” Deer, Scherzinger’s professor during her time at the school, said in a Wright State post. “I have had students with either great talent or incredible drive and focus. But Nicole is the rare student with both.”
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During her time with the Pussycat Dolls, the group was nominated for a Grammy for the 2007’s "Stickwitu.”
The group lost to “My Humps" by The Black Eyed Peas for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
Scherzinger has sold 37 million singles worldwide as an solo artist and with the Pussycat Dolls.
Born in Hawaii and raised in Louisville, Scherzinger has starred in the acclaimed musical “Rent” at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for playing “Grizabella” in “Cats.”
She has hosted “The X Factor” in the U.S. and UK and been a judge and actress on a number of other TV shows.