JOSEPH KEVIN COLES – Managing Director
An arts administrator, director, and teacher, Joseph Kevin Coles has worked with some of the most prestigious theatrical and educational institutions in New York City, and is thrilled to now call Amas Musical Theatre his artistic home. A director and coach of over 30 theatrical productions, Joe’s feature film directorial debut, NOISE, won Best Feature and Audience Choice Awards at the Golden Gate International Film Festival. He was the co-founding artistic director of the Brooklyn-based Best Intentions Theater Company, for which he directed and produced over a dozen world premiere productions. As an educator, he has taught acting technique and provided artistic administration for many years, including at the acclaimed Stella Adler Studio of Acting. He is a firm believer in arts education and is passionate about arts administration. Joe is a proud alumnus of New York University, where he graduated cum laude from The Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama.