Amanda is a teaching artist and theatre director with a passion for ensemble-created theatre and new plays -including the many plays written by her students! She has traveled the country as a touring actor with Hampstead Stage Company, performing everywhere from rural Montana to New York City. As a director, she has directed at numerous theatres in New England.
Amanda incorporates her love of original work into her teaching, and specializes in guiding students in creating and performing their own material, including material inspired by literature and events students are studying in school.
Passionate about bringing the arts to the classroom, Amanda was an invited presenter at the Long Wharf Theatre’s Educators’ Laboratory. She is eager to continue sharing her love of theatre with students all across New England!