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Lincoln School grad Nik Walker greets the TEDxBeaconStreet community from the set of “Hamilton,” where he plays multiple roles Please fill In This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.


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Nik Walker

Nik Walker

Nik Walker is a current member of the Broadway ensemble of Hamilton and understudies the roles of Aaron Burr, George Washington, and Hercules Mulligan/James Madison. Before booking Hamilton, he auditioned at least 4 times for roles including ensemble, Lafayette/Jefferson, and King George. He made his broadway debut in 2013 as an ensemblist in Motown the Musical. Other credits include RENT, Into the Woods, and Miss Saigon; Nik Walker is also a trained Shakespearean actor. He insists that he cannot dance.

In addition to being an immensely talented actor, Nik Walker is also a writer. Most recently, his musical Whiskeyland!, which tells the tale of Beantown’s struggle for redemption and vengeance in the last 24 hours of existence. Angels, anarchists and alcohol, baby,“ enjoyed a concert production in 2014. Nik is currently working on a follow up.

Nik Walker is also a HUGE NERD. The Dark Knight film change his life and Nik is also a huge fan of Tarantino and the MCU. Don’t talk to him about Matt Damon.

In addition to Broadway, Nik is also a rock musician. He also has a cute cat and we should all appreciate this mans devotion to his cat, Ferris.
He is married and very in love with his wife, Sarah Joyce.