Amanda Dehnert

Amanda Dehnert

Singing Coach, Head Over Heels

In four seasons at OSF: director, music director and conductor: Into the Woods; director and music director: My Fair Lady; director: Julius Caesar, All's Well That Ends Well. 

Other theatres: Regional: Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville (McCarter Theatre, Arena Stage); Eastland (Lookingglass Theatre Company); Richard III (The Public Theater); Death of a Salesman (Dallas Theater Center); The Fantasticks (South Coast Repertory/Arena Stage/Long Wharf Theatre); Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Henry IV, West Side Story, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Annie, The Skin of Our Teeth, Noises Off, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Othello, Saint Joan (Trinity Repertory Company). 

International: Cabaret (Stratford Shakespeare Festival). 

Other credits: Author/director/composer: The Verona Project (California Shakespeare Theater); Peter Pan (A Play) (Lookingglass Theatre). Acting artistic director: Trinity Repertory Company, 2005-2006 season. 

Teaching: Associate professor (theatre), Northwestern University; clinical professor (theatre), Brown University and Trinity Repertory MFA Consortium. 

Awards: Gielgud Fellowship (Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation); Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Director, Helen Hayes nomination, Jeff Awards nomination. 

Education: Illinois Wesleyan University.