© 2017 by AMANDA LEHMAN. 

BIO

Amanda Lehman has been a professional dancer, teacher, and choreographer based out of NYC for over a decade. She received her training on the prestigious Richard Ellner Scholarship at Broadway Dance Center. Amanda is a featured dancer and choreographer for Transcendence Theatre Company’s Broadway Under the Stars in Sonoma, CA. Her work in California gained her a Broadway World award for Best Choreography. Most recently, Amanda choreographed and performed in a national Ford Car commercial. She has performed in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall and was an original cast member for Disney’s Finding Nemo the Musical at Walt Disney World written by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award winner, Robert Lopez. Amanda performed in Footloose directed/choreographed by Emmy Award winner, AC Ciulla. She has done several productions of Randy Skinner’s Tony Award winning Broadway musical 42ND STREET including the Moscow, Japan and US National touring companies. You could find Amanda performing with the cast of Rock of Ages at The Cutting Room’s Rock’ N Roll Debauchery cabaret. Traveling to over 80 cities and 7 countries, Amanda performed abroad with the Irish Dance show Spirit of the Dance. At the start of her career Amanda spent a summer performing at Hershey Park in Pennsylvania and six months at sea on Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas. As a former competitive dancer and title holder she is currently on staff adjudicating and teaching master classes for several national dance conventions and competitions in the US and Canada. Amanda is currently on faculty at Oakland University and loves working with the next generation of dancers in the Midwest at nationally acclaimed competitive studios. She has taught at the collegiate level at both the American Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (AMDA) conservatory and CAP21 in Manhattan. She was a substitute faculty member for Sheila Barker at Broadway Dance Center in New York City.  Amanda is on the board of advisors for the California School of the Arts in San Gabriel Valley. She was a published columnist for Dancer Magazine and was featured in Dance Teacher Magazine’s April 2006 issue. In addition to performing in many Broadway revue productions, some of Amanda's favorite regional theatre credits include: A Chorus Line, West Side Story and Music Man. She has choreographed for the Miss Connecticut pageant, America's Junior Miss, and Nike’s Step it Up challenge. Amanda could also be seen in the CBS commercial America for the Arts and is well known in Tokyo for NHK's television documentary Broadway Dreams: The Life of a Dancer. Amanda is a proud AEA, SAG-AFTRA, AGVA member.