Me walking towards the Louvre in Paris, France. Photo by Haggerty Photography.

“Amanda is a young and wise writer about theater and performance who has impressed me in the few years I have known her with her enthusiasm, wisdom, acute observation skills, and big heart.”

-Martha Wade Steketee: dramaturg, critic, and researcher

“…a smart friend, a colleague, a collaborator, and someone who cares deeply about the arts, social justice, good writing, and building community…I am constantly impressed by how well she listens, synthesizes, and creates opportunities for others.”

-Kerry Reid: theater editor and critic at the Chicago Reader