Amy Drake
Amy Drake is a Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright,  an award-winning director, and actor. Her plays are available for licensing and she accepts playwriting commissions upon request.
Amy's Plays
Writing, speaking, and workshops
Acting & Directing
Amy wrote and performed her first play at the age of five. She returned to playwriting after a corporate career and earning an MS degree in marketing and commuication. Her first play written as an adult was accepted in a New York festival and she has kept on writing ever since.
Amy is represented by Heyman Talent Agency through which she has appeared in commercials, films and in print.. She has also woked with Central Ohio theater companies as an actor and director.
She is the founder and director of Drake Oration Company, a theatrical production company
Amy is a an academic writer and speaker. She does extensive historical research for her period plays and presents her research at conferences and publiser her finding in journals. She is introducing a workshop on unlocking your creative potential.
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Membership, Education, and Special Training
M.S. MCM, Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio
B.A. Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, Ohio
Kenyon (College) Summer Institute in Playwriting
Reed Hall, Paris, France, graduate studies in literature
Cambridge University, U.K., creative writing and history

SPECIAL TRAINING                   
Certification in theater—Int’l. Univ. of Global Theater, Austria
Commercial acting and industrials—Actors Connection, New York
Teleprompter Intensive—Actors Connection, New York
Grant writing—The Columbus Foundation
Auditioning for Commercials—Heyman Talent
Stage Combat Workshop—Raconteur Theatre
Dramatists Guild of America
International Centre for Women Playwrights (Board)
Los Angeles Female Playwright’s Initiative
Theatre Roundtable
Theater Communications Group (NY)