Director of Education
Penobscot Theatre Company
Bangor Opera House
131 Main Street
Admin Offices - 115 Main Street, 4th floor
Amy Roeder has been a theatre professional for nearly 20 years, distinguishing herself as an actor, director, writer, teacher, and producer. Most recently, Amy was a faculty member at Chicago's famed Second City Training Center and also served as a freelance trainer in improvisational techniques for business with such clients as Starcom Mediavest and Archer Grey Consulting. Locally, she has been a company member of Bar Harbor's Improv Acadia. Previously, Amy was a drama therapist in New York City and a youth program coordinator in Boston; and she taught master classes at the Tony Award-winning Playhouse in the Park in Cincinnati. She received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her MFA in theatre from the University of Georgia; and she feels fortunate to have studied with Nobel Peace Prize nominee Augusto Boal in Rio de Janeiro.