Amanda began training in musical theatre at the age of 5 and instantly fell in love with performing arts. She is a trained vocalist and dancer in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, modern and street jazz. Amanda has studied with the Arts Club, Gateway Conservatory, The Landing, The danceLAB, Caulfield School of Dance and The Vancouver Tap Dance Society. As a former member of TapCo, she is thrilled to be back as a faculty member
Amanda has placed at the provincial level receiving awards and scholarships which allowed her to study with some of the world’s top professionals. As a choreographer she enjoys the creative process of collaborating with local artists and dancers.
Recent accomplishments include nominations for “Best Supporting Actress” (CTC Awards) and “Outstanding Supporting Performance” (Applause Musicals Society Ovation Awards). Theatre credits include CATS, Ragtime, Slumber Here, Bye Bye Birdie and The 39 Steps. In addition she has worked in film, music videos and print ads.
Outside of performing arts Amanda is a student at SFU, executive and dancer with the SFU Athletics Dance Team, peer mentor and board member of a non-profit society. She looks forward to sharing her passion for performing arts with her students!
Amanda teaches YOUTH JAZZ, TAP + MUSICAL THEATRE.