Amanda Lytle Sharpe
Adjunct Professor, Speech; Guest Director
Amanda received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting with honors from the University of Florida, and her Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She worked professionally with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and the North Carolina Theatre for Youth. Amanda also attended the British American Drama Academy at Stanford University to study acting. She has been an Adjunct Professor at Niagara University for 15 years having taught acting, speech and dialects. A few Niagara University directorial credits include: the 2010-2015 N.U.R.T., The Wrestling Season, A Piece of My Heart, The Secret Life of Girls, Rumors, The Women of Lockerbie, The Pirates of Penzance, Wonder of the World, The Dearest of Friends, Spring Dance, The Underpants and The Princess and the Pea. She will co-direct the musical 9 to 5 this fall. In addition to serving as Dialect Coach for many NU Theatre productions, Amanda has worked as the dialect coach for Artpark's 2014 production of Mary Poppins and MusicalFare’s 2014 production of Lombardi. Amanda also works in conjunction with the Castellani Art Museum as the Director for the Kids ‘n Art Summer Camp.