Amelia Fischer (Producing & Education Manager) joins Horizon after 10 years of freelance work as an actor, director, and theatre educator. Atlanta audiences might remember Amelia from her acting work with Georgia Shakespeare, Theatre Emory, and Essential Theatre. Amelia has also had the pleasure of performing in multiple productions with Houston Shakespeare Festival, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, and Shakespeare Walla Walla.
Central to her dedication to theatre is Amelia’s belief in its value to our development as successful, empathetic, and fulfilled people. As an acting coach, Amelia has taught aspiring actors at middle schools, high schools, universities, as well as early professionals. Directing and assistant directing credits includes shows with Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Rice University, Lamar University, and St. John’s School.
In addition to stage work, Amelia is a voiceover actor in anime for Sentai Filmworks and has appeared on-camera in The Walking Dead and other projects. Amelia is proud to have received her MFA from the University of Houston PATP, BA from Coastal Carolina University, and trained with the Gainesville Theatre Alliance. www.AmeliaFischer.com