Nicole Burdette is a playwright and actress. She wrote the play Chelsea Walls, which she adapted to film in 2001. She is a co-founder of the Naked Angels (theater company). She also gave the company their name.
As an actress, she most notably played Mabel opposite Brad Pitt, in Robert Redford's "A River Runs Through It". She also interviewed Redford for Harper's Bazaar at that time.
Burdette is an assistant professor at The New School for Drama in New York City and has also taught at Columbia University.
The film was directed by Ethan Hawke and released by Lions Gate Films in April 2002. It starred Kris Kristofferson, Natasha Richardson, Rosario Dawson and others, original score by Wilco, and produced by Indigent Productions, Independent Film Channel and Killer Films. Chelsea Walls at the Internet Movie Database