Amanda Wright

She/They
Youth Acting and Musical Theatre Teacher

Amanda Wright is an actress and teacher originally from Grand Rapids, MI. She grew up working and performing at the community theatres and universities in the area, both onstage and off! Some of her favorite shows she did at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre include Junie B. Jones (Junie B.), The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Fiddler on the Roof (Chava), and Les Miserables. Amanda went on to receive her BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Utah. While living in Salt Lake City, she was involved in regional theatre and has since performed with Pioneer Theatre Company and Salt Lake Acting Company. Amanda is a member of Actors Equity Association and is busy auditioning in NYC when not home in Grand Rapids. She is so excited to come full circle and join the faculty at GRCT!

What inspires you?
Community theatre, Gen Z and my Siblings

Who is your favorite fictional character?
Toph from the TV show Avatar

What was your favorite after school snack growing up?
GoGurt and Cheese Balls