Amanda Zarr is a professional actor, director and adjunct theatre professor. She earned her BFA from Chapman University, her MFA from the prestigious PATP program at the University of Washington and worked with Shakespeare Orange County as a company member for over 10 years. Notable roles with SOC include Juliet, Ophelia, and Lady Anne in Richard III.
Amanda has also been a guest artist with Ophelia’s Jump, Pensacola Shakespeare Company, ACTC, Need Theater of Los Angeles and Santa Fe University of Art and Design where she worked with Jon Jory and Robert Benedetti. She directed with Earbud Live at Stage Door Repertory and acted in the Hollywood Fringe production, Quantum Entanglement which received an Encore Producers’ Award.
She teaches at Chapman University, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Vanguard University and the California School of the Arts-San Gabriel.