Cole, Catherine

Megan Sorel

Catherine Cole is a Professor in the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.  She is the author of Ghana’s Concert Party Theatre, co-editor of the book Africa After Gender?, and editor of the journal Theatre Survey.  Her dance theater piece Five Foot Feat, created in collaboration with Christopher Pilafian, toured North America from 2002 to 2005.  She has published numerous chapters in edited volumes as well as articles in such journals as Africa, Critical Inquiry, Disability Studies Quarterly, Research in African Literatures, Theatre, Theatre Journal, and The Drama Review.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Performing South Africa's Truth Commission: Stages of Transition
(Our Cover Feature of February 11, 2010)