Amy Fritsche earned her Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University graduating Phi Kappa Phi. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Southern California where she received the James and Nony Doolittle Award. She has also studied at Yale University, American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Beverly Hills Playhouse. Amy has taught acting, directing, and musical theatre at Southeast Missouri State University, acting at San Diego State University and The La Jolla Playhouse, and dance at numerous dance studios in Arizona and California.
She has directed a number of plays and musicals including Anything Goes, Into The Woods, Lend Me a Tenor, Hot Mikado,The Crucible, and Legally Blonde. Amy has performed in films, commercials and on stage. She has worked with Fox Animations Studios, toured with Theatre League and performed internationally at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Regionally she has worked with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, Phoenix Theater, Lyric Theater of Oklahoma, and Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles. Locally she has worked with Cleveland Public Theatre, Porthouse Theatre and Dobama Theatre. Favorite roles include, A Little Night Music (Countess Charlotte), As You Like It (Rosalind), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Cindy Lou), Into The Woods (Baker’s Wife), Annie (Grace Farrell), Chapter Two (Jenny), Arcadia (Hannah Jarvis) and Violet (Violet).