Chavoya is a 2005 graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts (NYU). She has directed and collaborated with others on several short films and videos on a variety of subjects involving poets, musicians, special needs adults, painters and dancers. She has founded arts and music festivals in Connecticut and New York including Film Williamsburg, 12000 Shows at St. Mary’s Hall and the PLACE International Music and Arts Festival. When she’s not traveling the world on film projects, she plays keyboard in the band 12000 Trees. See her film work at www.nickichavoya.com/.