Odle, Cliff


Lecturer in Theater

Clifford Odle (codle@bates.edu) joins Bates as a Lecturer in Theater. Cliff is a playwright, actor, and director based out of Boston. In addition to teaching at Bates, he is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. He has taught a wide variety of theatre courses and enjoys bringing his array of experiences into the classroom. He enjoys combining his theatrical career with his love of history. Many of his plays contain historical or social justice themes. He performs and acts for several educational theatre groups and has worked as a tour guide on Boston’s Freedom Trail. He also enjoys researching and teaching ethnic study classes that take a look at the impact and development of stereotypes.