amy anders corcoran - director
Amy Anders Corcoran, a NYC-based freelance director, worked with Christopher Ashley as the associate director on ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, as well as serving as the Resident Tour/Associate Director for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY.
Favorite directing/choreographing credits include: UNEXPECTED JOY (Southwark Playhouse, London and Off-Broadway), 21 CHUMP STREET (European Premiere), I AM MY OWN WIFE (NYC site-specific production), LITTLE WOMEN, MR. BURNS, CRAZY FOR YOU, and SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE. Her work has been seen at American Conservatory Theatre, the Guthrie, and Goodspeed, Asolo Rep, and in London and Canada. Amy specializes in new works, and works for London’s Aria Entertainment as the US Creative Associate and helps cultivate the festival FROM PAGE TO STAGE in London every year.
Amy also has served on the NAMT new musical committee for 3 years, and is on the Professional Advisory Board for the University of Kansas. Amy received the SDC Noël Coward Fellowship for Comedic Direction and holds a BA in Psychology with Honors from the University of Kansas and a MFA in Directing from Penn State University.
She currently works for La Jolla Playhouse as the New Musicals Consultant.
Upcoming: Amy will be directing the ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE national tour and BHANGIN’ IT at La Jolla Playhouse. She is also working on 8 new exciting musicals, including a co-direction project with Mr. Ashley.