BIO


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Amanda is a Brooklyn-based actor, writer, and model. Amanda’s work focuses on challenging the norms in theater and film in relation to gender and sexuality. Her work is bold, delicate, and sometimes can cause episodes of extreme giggling.

Originally from Chicago, Amanda moved to Los Angeles in 2014 to study theatre and film at the University of Southern California. In 2016, Amanda studied theater in the conservatory program at the British American Drama Academy in London.

As a founding company member of the Unit 14 Theater Company in Chicago, IL, Amanda has gained select acting credits including: Grounded (Pilot), Red (Mark Rothko), and The Watson Intelligence (Eliza). Her work with Unit 14 has been featured in the Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Tribune, and The Highland Park Landmark.

Exciting credits: Over 9.1 million views on Buzzfeed’s Expensive Vs. Bargain Full-Coverage Concealer, featured in Vogue Italia (Oct. 2019), toured with Hudson Shakespeare Company (July 2019), collaborated as an Assistant Director with Pocket Universe’s Juliet + Romeo (Feb. 2019) which was featured on Playbill.com.

If you have any questions such as “Tell me about that one time where you played an ATM,” please contact Amanda on her contact page or email: amandakaycook94@gmail.com.