Faculty

Amanda Lytle Sharpe

Amanda Lytle Sharpe

Adjunct Professor, Speech; Guest Director

Bio

Amanda received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting with honors from the University of Florida, and her Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of North Carolina Greensboro.  She worked professionally with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and the North Carolina Theatre for Youth.  Amanda also attended the British American Drama Academy at Stanford University to study acting. She has been an Adjunct Professor at Niagara University for 13 years having taught acting, speech and dialects.  A few Niagara University directorial credits include 2010-2014 N.U.R.T., A Piece of My Heart, The Secret Life of Girls, Rumors, The Women of Lockerbie, The Pirates of Penzance, Wonder of the World, The Dearest of Friends, Spring Dance, The Underpants and Princess and the Pea.  She will direct The Wrestling Season by Laurie Brooks this fall. In addition to serving as Dialect Coach for many NU Theatre productions, Amanda works in conjunction with the Castellani Art Museum as the Theatre Director for the Kids ‘n Art Camp.