Original cast member of the LA company of WICKED; MM in Musical Theatre Vocal Performance and Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy, NYU
Amanda Flynn is a professional actress, singer, musical theatre educator, and voice teacher. As a performer, she was an original cast member of the LA company of Wicked understudying the role of Glinda. She was also part of the Las Vegas company of Mamma Mia as an understudy for Sophie, and the Laurey understudy in the national tour of the last Broadway revival of Oklahoma. Regional credits include Diana Devereaux in Of Thee I Sing at Bard Summerscape, Betty Blake in Will Rogers Follies at Stage Door Theatre, Urleen in Footloose at Carousel Dinner Theatre, A Christmas Carol at The McCarter Theatre, and Ragtime at The Fulton Opera House. Also, numerous concerts, readings, workshops, and recordings throughout NYC including the album “I’m Ready: The Song of Rob Rokicki,” available on iTunes.
As an educator, Amanda is on the voice faculty at both Pace University and Molloy College in conjunction with CAP21. In addition, she teaches vocal technique for Musical Theatre College Audition where she helps high school students prepare their college musical theatre auditions. She has taught voice and musical theatre performance at The Studio New Canaan and Front and Center for the Performing Arts, and was on the voice faculty at New York University for two years. She also developed the Musical Theatre Program at Art House Astoria, a community based, non-profit arts school in Astoria, Queens.
Amanda is also the owner of Amanda Flynn Voice Studio with students performing on Broadway (Mean Girls, Dear Evan Hanson, The Color Purple, Fun Home, Matilda, School of Rock, On The Town, Newsies, Beautiful, Wicked), Off Broadway, national tours, and regional theatre. Her students have been heard on original cast recordings such as Beautiful, The Color Purple, and Pasek and Paul’s James and the Giant Peach.
After studying voice at Baylor University, Amanda began performing professionally before finishing her BS in Liberal Arts at The New School. Amanda holds a MM in Vocal Performance with a Musical Theatre concentration as well as an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy from NYU. She completed the Vocology Mentorship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, the Distinguished Voice Professional certificate from NYSTA, and completed her Certificate in Vocology from NCVS. She is currently working on two research projects; one involving Broadway belters and the second focusing on vocal health.
She is a member of NATS, NYSTA, AEA, MTEA, PAVA, VASTA, and The Voice Foundation. Please visit www.amandaflynnvoice.com for more information.