Amanda Dehnert: About the Artist


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Amanda Dehnert’s recent directing credits include Cabaret for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Romeo and Juliet for the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, and developmental workshops of the new musicals Not Wanted On The Voyage (Brian Hill/Neil Bartram) and Unlocked (Sam Carner/Derek Gregor). She is also a resident director with Trinity Repertory Company, a regional theatre in Providence, Rhode Island, which was founded by Adrian Hall. She was in residence there for many years, and her positions ranged from Artistic Associate to Acting Artistic Director. Productions included My Fair LadyAnnieWest Side Story; Charles Strouse’s You Never Know (world premiere); Songs of InnocenceSongs of ExperienceThe Mystery of Edwin DroodHenry IVA Moon for the MisbegottenThe Skin of Our TeethPeter Pan, or the Boy Who Would Not Grow UpNoises OffWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?The New England Sonata (world premiere); OthelloSaint JoanWe Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!A Christmas Carol (1997 and 2005), and Cyrano de Bergerac. She has worked regionally with Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, the Cleveland Playhouse, the Virginia Stage Company, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She has also composed original scores and songs for the theatre work of Oskar Eustis, Kevin Moriarty, Michael Goldfried, Mark Sutch, and Peter Sampieri.