Amanda K Cole

Amanda (she/they) is delighted to be choreographing intimacy for this show, after consulting on La Ruta and choreographing intimacy for1984. Previously at Artists Rep, they were Intimacy Consultant on EverybodySkeleton CrewSmall Mouth Sounds, Wolf Play and Intimacy Choreographer on Between Riverside and Crazy. Most recently, Amanda did Movement and Intimacy Direction for Macbeth at Portland Center Stage. Amanda is a movement director, intimacy and violence choreographer whose work has been seen throughout the LA area and the Pacific Northwest. She is a fierce advocate for safe, sustainable, and respectful practice around the staging of intimacy and violence in the industry. Amanda is recommended by the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) as an Advanced Actor/Combatant. They are also an intimacy director with local movement consortium, elemental movement, and an apprentice with Intimacy Directors International. Amanda holds an MFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts. They are a proud member of SDC.