Actor, Teacher, and Director in Los Angeles, California
A storyteller at heart and actress, voice talent, improviser, educator, singer, songwriter and children's storybook writer with years as a professional in NYC, the Twin Cities of Minnesota and currently Los Angeles, California.
Her performing and teaching experience in improv is extensive with beginnings in New York City studying with Gloria Maddox at Terry Schreiber and Michael Howard Studios. She went on to become a member of Theatresports NY, now Freestyle Repertory Co., and taught and performed in NYC’s theater district and the tri-state area for 5 years culminating with the huge International Improv Festival at the South Street Seaport.
In Minnesota she was artistic director of Twin Cities Improv and produced, directed and hosted ‘Katie's Cabaret’. This interactive improvisational theater performance for the young and the young at heart ran for ten seasons at the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater in Minneapolis. She also taught kids and adults in a multitude of theaters, schools, community organizations, ‘park and recs’ and privately.
After a move to Los Angeles Amy conducted workshops with the kids at Malibu’s ‘Camp Heartland’ in 2002 and WeSpark Cancer Center in 2003 with Mindy Sterling and had a run of ‘Katie’s Cabaret’ at Burbank’s Sidewalk Studio Theater.
Amy also worked in television post production before returning to creative endeavors close to her heart and currently concentrates her efforts on her voiceover career and improv coaching in the greater Los Angeles area.