Amanda is committed to creating theatre and dance for very young children. In this, she believes it is critical to include young people as artists, researchers, and partners in the process.
Amanda created the Theatre and Dance for the Very Young program and its accompanying Play Lab research series at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, KS. She continues her research and creative practice as an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University.
Amanda is also the Associate Artistic Director of Kerfuffle, a theatre and dance company devoted to creating performances with and for 2-5 year olds in the midwest. She is available for commissioned, independent work.