Chicago and Me

Seven years ago, I moved to Chicago from Seattle.  I landed in a whirlwind of auditions and new opportunities and took on all sorts of fun and wonderful projects.  One of these projects was a ridiculous show called "Impress These Apes," which, if you're in Chicago and haven't heard of it, you should totally check [...]

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Here’s the trailer for 185 Buddhas!

185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar Written and performed by Amanda Rountree, directed by Jen Ellison Studio Be 3110 N. Sheffield Ave. $12 in advance, $15 at the door Buy Tickets! Thursdays in February and March at 8pm 185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar The art of improvisation creates stories from thin air, making the [...]

The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey: full video

Born out of a silly idea of having very emotional moments with inanimate objects on stage, I wrote and performed my very first solo show, The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey in 2009.  I was fortunate enough to have the very talented, Jen Ellison direct me in this endeavor.  I previewed it on the [...]