Keith Cole's artistic practice collides with the interdisciplinary art forms of theatre, dance, film and performance and the intersections that they can create. He has appeared in films, television and performance events worldwide and is a recipient of a Harold Award (1999) a National Tap Dance Award (2004), the Roberto Ariganello Award (2007) a Dora Award Nomination for Outstanding Male Performance in a Musical (2008) a Pink Triangle Award (2000), XTRA! Magazine Mouthiest Queer Activist Award (2010) plus several grants and academic scholarships. In 2010 Keith Cole was a front-runner in Toronto's Mayoral Election. He placed 7th in the overall election putting him in the top 10 out of over 80 candidates. He has written for FUSE Magazine and Fab Magazine. Keith Cole has a BFA from York University and a MFA from the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U). As an independent scholar his research work explores gossip, hearsay, rumours, theft, speculation and appropriation within the contemporary art world.