Amanda Kellock is a Montreal-based director, actor, writer and teacher with a BFA in Theatre and Development from Concordia University and an MFA in Directing from the University of Ottawa. She was the Directing Intern at the National Arts Centre for their 2007/2008 season where she directed the popular theatrical event Shakespeare’s Birthday. For Repercussion Theatre, she has directed Much Ado About Nothing (9 META nominations), an all-female Julius Caesar (6 META nominations), Twelfth Night (5 META nominations), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (8 META nominations, including Outstanding Direction), Death by Chocolate (a co-production with the Montreal Baroque Festival) and Scapin, which she translated into English and directed in both English and French and for which she was nominated for a MECCA award. Amanda has also directed many acclaimed shows with Geordie Productions, as well as with Composite Theatre and Centaur Theatre. She was Artist in Residence at Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal in 2011 and at Concordia University from 2014-16, and has taught at McGill University, Dawson College and as part of an exciting conference entitled Building Bridges Through the Arts at the University of Pinar del Rio in Cuba. Two monologues from her first play Fair(L)y (S)Tale – A Story Unbound have been published in a book of monologues by Roger Ellis, and her adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s novel The Halloween Tree was produced by Geordie Productions in 2016.