Queen Mary University of London
PhD Drama (expected 2020), Queen Mary University of London
MA Theatre/Performance, Queen Mary University of London, 2016
BA (Hons), English, Scripps College, 2014
Amy was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Scripps College in 2014 and working in LA theatres including at Center Theatre Group, she moved to London in 2015 where she earned her MA in Theatre and Performance at Queen Mary University of London (Distinction). She is currently a PhD candidate in Drama at Queen Mary, researching the politics and economics of contemporary London theatre practices of Shakespeare performance that have been defined as 'radical', 'progressive' or 'innovative'.
As a dramaturg, Amy is interested in the role of digital research in the production process, digital forms and methods of dramaturgy including CS and markup languages, and the role of the dramaturg in the process of Shakespearean adaptation, and in producing innovative, intersectional, inclusive, and accessible performances.
Digital humanities use in dramaturgy, contemporary British and American new play development, conditions of artistic labour in the UK and US, London theatre including Shakespeare and new play development, London theatre criticism, English early modern performance
Exeunt Magazine, theatre critic
PUNK ROCK (dir. Michael Howcroft), London School of Music, 2016
TWISTOV (dir. Sophie Austin), Teatro Vivo and Dash Arts, London, 2016
BENT (dir. Moises Kaufman), Center Theatre Group Los Angeles - assistant dramaturg, 2015
Literary Fellow, Center Theatre Group Los Angeles, 2015