Amy Beth Frankel moved to Portland in 2005 after living in New York City for ten years, where she worked as a musical theatre performer and choreographer.
She studied Drama at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and began performing at regional theatre companies and working as a choreographer upon graduation.
Amy toured the country in the Broadway National Tour of42nd Street and then moved into the Broadway company of that same show shortly following the tour.
Since her move to Portland, Amy has performed with numerous local theatre companies including Third Rail Repertory, Portland Center Stage, Broadway Rose Theatre Co., the Portland Opera, and the extreme physical theatre company, Do Jump!
In addition to performing, Amy choreographs for many Portland theatre companies, and also teaches dance classes for children and adults.
Theatre (partial list)
Third Rail: The Lying Kind
Broadway: 42nd Street
National Tour: 42nd Street
Portland Center Stage: Westside Story, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls
Broadway Rose Theatre Company: Singin’ in the Rain, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 42nd Street, The Melody Lingers On
Do Jump!: Do Jump! for the Holidays, Do Jump! at the Kennedy Center
Choreography (partial list)
Third Rail: Fabuloso
Portland Center Stage: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Grey Gardens, A Christmas Carol
Broadway Rose Theatre Company: The King and I, A Chorus Line, Christmas of Swing
Lakewood Theatre Center: Curtains, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Pixie Dust Productions: Beauty and The Beast (featuring the Jefferson Dancers)