Nicholas is a Producer / Production Manager / First Assistant Director / Location Scout and wannabe Driftless Area resident. Nicholas is based between Milwaukee, Mineral Point, and at the hotel wherever his current film shoot has him. He has been making movies, commercials, and television shows for the last 15 years. He has shot in 30 states and on location in Sudan, Uganda, Brazil, Dominica, and Mexico. Nicholas first resided in the Driftless Area in the early 2000’s when he House Managed American Players Theatre, splitting his work year between there and film sets in New York City. Finding a way to live full-time in the Driftless Area is still one of his main life goals.
Darren is perhaps best known from the hit television series Northern Exposure where he played Ed Chigliak for six seasons. Darren’s versatility spans the big screen as well, where he has worked with some of the most prominent directors in the business, including leading roles in Steven Spielberg’s Amistad, Brian DePalma’s Casualties of War, John Waters’ Cry Baby, and Stephen Fears’ The Hi-Lo Country. More recently, Darren starred in Ira Sachs’ Forty Shades of Blue and guest-starred on the long-running series CSI.