A proud native Texan, Cole is an avid reader and collector who relishes getting lost in the stories of other people, and the hunt for beautiful things. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Technology from the University of Evansville. Prior to attending the Yale School of Drama, he worked as an assistant on various Broadway, Off-Broadway, and major regional theatre productions. 

Some of his credits include: Kiss (Yale Repertory Theatre), Romeo and Juliet, If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, Blood Wedding (Yale School of Drama), Antony and Cleopatra, The Trojan Women (Yale Summer Cabaret), Lydia Breeze, The War Boys, Loving vs. Virginia (Williamstown Theatre Festival). 

Cole is the recipient of the Richard Harrison Senie Scholarship and the Jay and Rhonda Keene Scholarship in Costume Design.

Current Project...Kiss (Yale Repertory Theatre), directed by Evan Yionoulis

Currently reading... I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara

Currently searching for...Italian Florentine Gold Mirrors

Currently obsessed with...Antique Indian Jade Bangles