Feminist Director, Designer, Parent, Partner
Nicole Stodard, PhD, is Producing Artistic Director of Thinking Cap Theatre (TCT), a non-profit, professional theatre company based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She earned a B.A. in English from Lafayette College, a M.Phil. in Theatre from Trinity College, Dublin, and a Ph.D. in English with a specialization in drama from the University of South Florida. Her research areas include early modern theatre; feminist & LGBTQ issues in theatre; and the history of women in professional theatre. Her current book project theorizes women's role in the history of stage direction from the 17th century to the present. Nicole ihas earned regional awards for her direction of Collective Rage by Jen Silverman (2017), MUD by Maria Irene Fornes (2017), The Rover by Aphra Behn (2014); Cleansed by Sarah Kane (2012); The Rover by Aphra Behn (2013), A Map of Virtue by Erin Courtney, Or, by Liz Duffy Adams, and The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (2016). Nicole is a full member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.