Amanda Boekelheide received her BA in theatre from Pitzer College in Los Angeles, & Marymount College in London, then continued her study in Decroux based physical theatre at L'ecole de Mime Corporeal Dramatique in London. Since 1997 she has been a core member of Liminal Performance Group, working as an actor & the company's movement director. She worked intensively with Thomas Leabhart for three years, taught with him in Lectoure, France, & hosted Thomas for a Portland workshop in 2000. Boekelheide studied Alexander Technique for the last ten years & taught theatre at The Catlin Gabel School. In 2002, Boekelheide received several regional grants to study technique with theatre ensembles & artists in Germany, France & Poland. In March 2003, Boekelheide traveled to China on a grant to study Peking Opera & modern Chinese dance theater. She won a Drammy award for her work in Three Plays, Five Lives in 2003. Boekelheide teaches workshops in mutual physicality, articulated physicality & impossible architecture. She currently resides in NY where she was the 2003-2004 artist in residence at the International House. She studied Suzuki & Viewpoints at SITI Company Training in 2005, & in 2006 she graduated from Columbia University's MFA program in Acting. In the summer of 2006 she garnered a residency at Hall Farm, Assistant Directed for Chay Yew at the Humana Festival, and worked for Robert Wilson. Her most recent shows were iph.then, Medea & Medea /for Medea, Heist, Still Acts, A Few Hours in Watermill with Raymond Roussel, Europa, & The Whistling Mortician. See Amanda's resume & new for updated work.