Amanda Austin

AAustinAmanda is thrilled to perform and teach at Dallas Comedy House. She is an instructor for all five levels of the improv program and the department head for the comedy writing program. Amanda is the Executive Producer of the Dallas Comedy Festival (2010-2016).  She has performed and/or taught at Chicago Improv Festival, Improv Festival Oklahoma, Hawaii Improv Festival, San Francisco Improv Festival, and Dallas Comedy Festival. She conducts corporate training workshops on a weekly basis for Dallas Comedy House and works as a humor consultant to various companies in the DFW area.  She was named one Dallas Business Journal’s Women In Business for 2016,   Dallas Observer’s 20 Most Interesting People of 2014 and one of the 100 Creatives of Dallas in 2014.   Amanda is a board member of the Deep Ellum Community Association and serves on the Deep Ellum Arts Festival Committee.  She holds a bachelor of Science in Journalism and Minor in Business from Texas A&M University.  Amanda is represented by the Callidus Agency. You can find out more about Amanda on her website: amandaaustincomedy.com 

Amanda has previously directed the sketch comedy revues: Cambio! Cambio!, Fraud City,  Law and Order: The SVUsical, It Could Have Been A Wonderful Life, and Power to the Peephole.

Amanda performs improv comedy weekly with Roadside Couch, Local Honey, and Manick.