Imogen butler-Cole
United Kingdom

Imogen butler-Cole © Imogen butler-Cole Imogen is a theatre maker, trainer and activist who has worked extensively in India, Brasil, Bangladesh, New Zealand, France and the UK. Her first solo play, Foreign Body, about healing after sexual assault, sold out runs at Southbank’s WOW Festival, Soho Theatre and VAULT Festival and has toured India and the UK. She recently directed Coming Clean, a piece about disclosing sexual assault, with Roundhouse Young Creatives. She lived in India between 2003-6, directing Much Ado About Nothing at the David Sassoon Library in Mumbai and working alongside DIKSHA to create several plays with members about their lives. Imogen works as an activist with On Road Media’s Angles project and Consent Collective to create a more sophisticated understanding of sexual abuse and providing talks, training and performance for journalists, Universities and businesses. She trains business professionals in communication skills for RADA Business and The Old Vic, specialising in confidence and presence for women. Imogen is currently developing a new solo, White Noise, about whiteness and racism, at Shoreditch Town Hall for premiere in 2020.