Alexis Lygoumenos is a practicing sholartist (scholar meets artist) and a third year Theatre & Performance Studies PhD student at UGA. She received her MFA in Acting for Film from the New York Film Academy, trained at the Yale Summer Actors Conservatory, the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, and the University of Oxford, performing with the Oxford University Light Entertainment Society. Under the stage name Alexis Nichols, she is an award winning versatile actor, writer, and voiceover talent. Within the last few years, she has recorded numerous voiceover spots, including national and regional commercials for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Disney’s Aulani Resort, QVC, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, and Sesame Street’s Sesame Place Theme Park. She has also recorded numerous audio books, book trailers, and animations. Alexis’ first animated feature film and television series can be found on Netflix where she voices three characters in the English version of the animated series Little Witch Academia. Most recently, she was nominated for a Voice Arts Award in New York City’s Lincoln Center for her commercial demo reel.