Bio – Nicole J. Adelman

Nicole J. Adelman is a professional actor, director, producer, on-air radio personality and public speaking instructor.  Hard to be Human is the brand name of her public speaking enterprise.

Prior to living in Prague, Nicole lived in Los Angeles where she proudly worked on the show, “Mad Men”, and enjoyed being in films, commercials, doing extensive voiceover, print and radio work. She earned high praise from the Chicago Sun-Times for her roles as Celia in Michael V. Gazzo’s, “A Hatful Of Rain” at Raven Theatre, as well as for the role of Cat in Sean Graney’s adaptation of Jose Rivera’s “References To Salvador Dali Make Me Hot” at the Bailiwick Repertory Theater. In Prague, she has already played on many stages; from Prague Shakespeare Company and Blood, Love and Rhetoric, to the Prague Fringe, where she originally brought her collaborator, Peppur Chambers’, extremely successful one woman show, “Harlem’s Awakening” to international audiences, as well as performed as “Jayne” in Chambers’, “Dick & Jayne Get A Life”. Together with Chambers, she started the theater company, CATNIP (Contemporary American Theater Now In Prague), and this past summer played Blanche in their sold-out and critically acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams’, “A Streetcar Named Desire”. For more information regarding their work and their upcoming productions, please visit  and/or She also proudly works with Prague Youth Theater and Lycee Francais de Prague where she teaches drama to 9-12 year olds. She can also be seen selling struedel to Professor Einstein in the current 20th Century Fox television series, GENIUS. Known for her infectious enthusiasm and sparkling personality, Nicole is a lauded business communication trainer and professional, who is committed to guiding her clients and students to knowing their topics, their audience, and how best to inform and influence, while always using their own individuality, authenticity and expertise as the path to credibility.