Explore spontaneity and creativity in a stimulating, fun and supportive environment with games, stage skills, body awareness and laughter. In this fun and friendly class you don`t need any drama, acting, comedy or improv experience. You don`t even have to be funny! Amy teaches you the basics and shows you how you can improvise your way to success. Build confidence and improve your communication skills while learning to “be in the moment.”
Amy Hill`s television credits include Grey`s Anatomy, The Office, Desperate Housewives, Friends and Seinfeld. She might best be remembered for her groundbreaking role as
“grandma” in All American Girl with Margaret Cho. She co-starred with Mike Myers in Cat in the Hat and with Adam Sandler in Fifty First Dates. Amy`s voice work includes King of the Hill, Lilo & Stitch, Jackie Chan Adventures, American Dad as well as on Nickelodeon`s animated series Kung Fu Panda. She recently recurred in acclaimed HBO series, Enlightened with Laura Dern. Having appeared onstage from Seattle Rep to Berkeley Rep to Lincoln Center`s Twelfth Night in addition to numerous local stages, she most recently returned to directing with Nisei Widows Club at East West Players.
Along with acting, directing, writing and improvising over the last 35 years, she has always found teaching to be profoundly rewarding. Amy taught improvisation, scene study and script analysis for over 6 years through the Asian American Theater Company in San Francisco, creative movement for K through 12th grade in the San Francisco School District, acting, improvisation and writing at a East West Players in Los Angeles, and Asian American Performance for the Asian Studies Dept. at UCLA. While performing her solo shows across the country and internationally, she has held symposiums and workshops for solo performance and acting.