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Nick Maccarone

Published October 27, 2022

Assistant Visiting Professor, Performance
School of Theatre

FAA 205

Nick Maccarone is an actor, writer, entrepreneur, and Visiting Professor in Performance at the School of Theatre.

Nick’s acting credits Scandal, Law & Order: SVU, Unforgettable, Eye Candy, Elementary, Girls Against Boys, EMR, and Americana. He has also performed at the Guthrie Theater, Alley Theatre, and La MaMa. Nick was also a contributing writer to Backstage Magazine and a casting reader for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and ABC assisting Susan Stroman and Chaz Palminteri in Bullets Over Broadway and A Bronx Tale.

As a writer, Nick self-published a book called To the Prospective Artist; a collection of lessons learned as a writer, actor, world traveler, and volunteer. He has also delivered two TEDx Talks, including one titled, “6 Ways Actors and Artists Can Empower Themselves.”

In addition to his interest in performance, Nick’s community volunteer work has taken him to orphanages and schools in Nepal, Haiti, and South Africa. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the School of International Affairs at FSU.


BS in Speech Communication and a minor in Sociology, Syracuse University

MFA in Theatre, Columbia University

Teaching Areas


Creative Works

Nick continues to work on a feature film called Sonny Boy he wrote and will play the lead in. The screenplay has been a semi and quarter-finalist in several of the country’s most competitive screenwriting competitions. The movie will be filmed in the spring of 2023.

He is also writing a young adult book called, The Adventures of Bumper Kim. The story is about a Korean-American boy who runs away from home in search of his identity.

Awards and Affiliations

  • Access Star Award for Dedicated Service and Outstanding Commitment in Support of Students with Disabilities