AMDA Faculty since: 2014
Dr. Amy Stoch is an actor with 35+ years in the film, television, and stage industries. Her credits include Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, Bill and Ted Face the Music, Summer School, Soul Man,"Gunsmoke," "Dallas," "Days of Our Lives" and "Star Search." She has appeared in many commercials, infomercials, industrial films and print work. Her special field of study is 19th century American theatre, and her dissertation focuses on the directing career of Herbert Blau and America's search for a cultural identity during the first decade of the Cold War. Dr. Stoch is a director, was a community theatre company manager, and has written plays and screenplays. Her current plan is to realize a decades long dream of opening an experimental space where young performers can try out their material in a safe and instructional environment.
Ph.D., Theatre, University of Illinois
M.A., Theatre History, California State University, Northridge
B.A., Theatre, Ashland University