COLE EMARINE last appeared with OpenStage as Angel in RENT. His work has been seen across the Front Range with High Performance Dance Theatre, Lone Tree Arts Center, Candelight Dinner Playhouse, Up In Lights, Opera Fort Collins, Carousel Dinner and Fort Collins Children's Theatre. Cole traveled the world as a lead singer and dancer for Holland America Cruise Line for six years. His original review, Shimmies and Shakes: Dancing at the Diner, made its world premiere in Woodstock, Illinois in 2014 and its Colorado debut in 2016. A choreographer and designer, Cole has worked on over 150 productions including Bonnie and Clyde, SWING!, Hairspray, A Christmas Carol, Blood Brothers, Catch Me If You Can, The Last 5 Years, Godspell, Evita, Guys and Dolls, 42nd Street and the Los Angeles production of Hello, Dolly!, and film work for Grammy Nominees, The Fray. Performance favorites include Aida (Arvada Center), The Music Man and Sweet Charity (Boulder Dinner Theatre), and regional premieres of Disney's Beauty and the Beast as LeFou, Altar Boyz as Mark, and CATS as Mistofolees (Denver Post Ovation Nomination).