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A . . . very talented actress [Amanda Boekelheide] play[s] different characters without skipping a beat. Amanda especially can move her hands and body in a way I could never dream of.

-Rozanna Radakovich, Drama Desk Member, 2015-16 NYC, New York

Amanda Boekelheide is both hilarious and menacing as The Blowfish, the rangy, black clad explosives expert [with a] spot-on Irish brogue.

-Arlene McKanic, Greenwich Village Gazette, NYC, New York

The physical score, developed by Amanda Boekelheide, is the most astonishingly fierce and complex piece of stage action I've seen in Portland in years. Fresh back from her studies in Poland, Boekelheide is at the top of her art...

-Steffen Silvis, Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon

Amanda Boekelheide, in particular, is a chameleonic actress, playing a childhood brat, a sexpot "other woman," a mousy schoolteacher, and a cerebral palsy victim with equal assurance.

-Adam Klasfeld, Theater Mania, NYC, New York

The expressionistic movement is surprising; you never know when one character is going to leap on another's back or bully their partner's body into a pose of tenderness...

-Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, BC

...the standout is Amanda Boekelheide. She manages to stay within Beckett's cadence perfectly, and adds the necessary bile to her voice's story.

-Matt Freeman, NY Theater, NYC, New York

Superb director/choreographer Amanda Boekelheide has nailed Krapp's mannerisms and uncompromising physicality...

-Justin Sanders, The Mercury, Portland, Oregon

He's also wisely hired Amanda Boekelheide to provide movement, which invests this piece with its staggering style.

-Steffen Silvis, Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon

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