image of Catina Cole from Mpower theaterMPower Theater

Catina Cole

Producing Artistic Director

MPower Theater Group is dedicated to empowering trauma survivors and offering opportunities for underrepresented artists with a social justice focus on activism, advocacy, and awareness. Mpower Theater has addressed topics that include Black femininity, police brutality, domestic violence, and topics that affect people of color and their communities.

MPower Theater has been instrumental in creating safe spaces and transformational experiences by utilizing performance art as a tool for healing. MPower Theater has been recognized by WCASA (Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault) 2016 Voice of Courage award and in 2017 with the Milwaukee FIRE Awards in the Arts category. In 2020, we were a part of the curating committee and involved in the inaugural year of the Milwaukee Black Theater Fest.