Amanda Cole

Choreographer, The Trojan Women • 2013-14 Season


Amanda is an actor, dancer and choreographer for theatre and film. Amanda was most recently seen in the Center for New Performance’s Prometheus Bound at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles. Selected other works include movement and choreography for Purgatory in Ingolstadt (CalArts, directed by Marina McClure), and choreography for Sneaky Nietzsche directed by Sheila Vand and performed as an immersive experience at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Amanda also performed in, co-created and choreographed Breaking & Entering: Studies in War, Sex and Violence (Human Resources LA), directed by Kestrel Leah.

Amanda is currently co-creating and recording The Dryway, an original folk opera that premiered at the CalArts New Works Festival last year. Amanda is the Artistic Director of a newly founded dance-theatre & film production company that will make its home in Portland, Oregon, beginning in the Fall of 2014. Amanda graduated from the MFA Acting program at the California Institute of the Arts and is happy to back at her alma mater working with such a wonderful group of students and faculty.