playwright,  director, actor, conference speaker, author, & poet

Amy Drake

About Amy drake

Amy Drake wrote her first play at age five. She is a writer, director, television and stage actor, conference speaker, author, and poet. Appeared in the Emmy award-winning episode of COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS: CLINTONVILLE. Winner of the Silver Quill of Excellence in web writing from the International Association of Business Communicators. Over a dozen of her plays have been performed in various US festivals. EYES LIKE OPAQUE GEMS, won Most Popular Play in the MITF Short Play Lab and her short play, MODEL BEHAVIOR, toured the U.S. with the Little Black Dress Festival. She specializes in period pieces. Member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Board member of the International Centre for Women Playwrights, and the Gustav Mahler Society of New York. Amy holds a M.A. in liberal studies/English degree from Ohio Dominican University and a M.S. degree in marketing and communication from Franklin University. Her education includes programs at Yale University, Cambridge University, graduate studies at Reed Hall, Paris and playwriting at the Kenyon (College) Summer Institute and is a member of Producer's Perspective PRO. Amy resides in Ohio with her husband, cats, and rabbits.

events

Sep

Dramatists Guild, Cleveland region

Talk and panel discussion on playwriting structure

Waterloo Arts District

Sept. 29, 2018

Aug

God Bless Phyllis Schlafly

At the IndyFringe Festival
August 22, 24, & 25

Jul

Dramatists Guild National Conference

Talk and panel discussion on self-producing play

New York, New York • July 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m.

https://www.dramatistsguild.com/2018-national-conference/

Jul

Staged reading at Madlab

HOW THE COWARDLY LION BECAME COURAGEOUS

July 20, 2018, time TBD

http://www.madlab.net/index.html

May

The Shakespeare Underground

Amy presents a reading of a play

Apr

SCRC

Amy will be presenting a paper on theatrical research at the South-Central Renaissance Conference in Atlanta, GA, April 14, 2018. http://www.scrc.us.com/