Cole is a co-founder of the Catholic Artist Connection and works to build community among Catholic artists. He was the first Artist-in-Residence at the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, is a member of the Contemplative Leaders in Action program of the Office of Ignatian Spirituality (Society of Jesus, Northeast & Maryland Provinces), and serves at the Actors’ Chapel in Times Square.
He recently completed his Ph.D. in Theology, Imagination and the Arts through the University of St Andrews, Scotland. His dissertation, Towards a Eucharistic Theatre, explored the influence of eucharistic theology on the theatre theories of three mid-20th-century Polish theatre companies: Juliusz Osterwa’s Reduta Theatre, Mieczysław Kotlarczyk & Karol Wojtyła’s Rhapsodic Theatre, and Jerzy Grotowski’s Laboratory Theatre. He holds a B.F.A. in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a BA(Hons) in Theology from Oxford University.
He is on faculty at CAP21 Conservatory and works as a freelance actor, writer, and speaker. He lives in a residential community of Catholic artists in Harlem.
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