Amy Stephenson is a drama teacher and performer. Upon graduating in Performance Studies, she moved to northern Norway to teach in a Steiner School and work on artistic projects. She continually explores the arts industry by attending workshops, notably Theatre of the Oppressed with Augusto Boal and his son Julián, International Physical Theatre Laboratory with Sergei Ostrenko, Ensemble Techniques with New International Encounter, and Body Weather with Tess de Quincey.
Amy’s performance credits include; Olsens Ballettinstitutt (supported by Arts Council Norway), Six Women Standing in Front of a White Wall (Edinburgh & Melbourne Fringe Festivals), The Big Game (Melbourne International Arts Festival), The Jester Ball (Albert Hall, Canberra), Hangen til… (Tromsø, Norway) and Little Wooden House (Tromsø).
Now based in Melbourne, Amy has directed and devised a variety of productions for secondary students and young adults, alongside which she hopes to continue developing her own craft as an artist.