While at Canada’s National Ballet School, she studied with esteemed teachers such as Eric Bruhn, Betty Oliphant, Glenn Gilmour, Lyn Wallis, Daniel Sellier, and Carole Chadwick.
Amanda has performed with the National Ballet of Canada, Ballet Nacional de Cuba, and the Elizabeth Paterson Dance Company.
As Artistic Director of Oakville School of Classical Ballet, Amanda has prepared students for international ballet competitions, including the Royal Academy of Dance Solo Seal Examination, the International Genée Competition, Prix de Lausanne and Youth America Grand Prix. Students from Oakville School of Classical Ballet’s Professional Program have gone on to win positions with major dance companies in Europe, USA, and Canada. She has produced over 80 productions at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, including a full-length Nutcracker for the past 20 years.
Presently, Amanda combines examining in Canada and the United States for American Ballet Theatre – NTC, teaching Master Classes world-wide, alongside her current position with Oakville Ballet, mentoring young dancers wishing to pursue careers in dance.