Eastside Academic Studies

 

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Amor Owens grew up in a home where art, music, and performance were nurtured. She watched her mother perform on stage and television doing opera and playing in concerts as a classical pianist. Her early training began when her mother taught her music and voice. Amor continued her training and study of the arts and drama throughout high school and college. After college she taught for many years at Gwinnett County Public Schools and performed in community theater. Amor also worked behind the camera for a local film company as a producer and costume designer. She is currently a working actress for film, tv, commercials, and theater. Amor attends Dunwoody Community Church with her husband, Derek Owens and their two children, Claire and David.

FILM / TV CREDITS- Cobra Kai, WandaVision, MacGyver, The Resident, Good Girls, Law and Order SVU, NCIS New Orleans, Dynasty, Being Mary Jane, Irresistible, and Little

THEATER CREDITS - Hamlet, Thoroughly Modern Millie, State Fair, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Teen Town, A Man from Earth, Rex's Exes

EDUCATION
B.A. (Vanderbilt) Fine Arts & Philosophy
M.Ed (Vanderbilt) Masters of Education Ed.S.(Mercer) Teacher Education and Leadership

OTHER TRAINING -
Yale Drama Summer Conservatory
Uta Hagen Teachers Lab (HB Studios)
Stanislavski & Strasberg Method (Sandra Dorsey, Jayson Smith)
Strasberg Intensive (Gary Swanson, NY)
Practical Aesthetics & Monologues (Karen Kohlhaas, Atlantic Acting School, NY)
Meisner (Larry Silverberg, Beth Becka, Robert Mello, Erin Burns)
Chubbuck Technique (Jerri Tubbs) On Camera and Physical Life (Tim Phillips)
Improvisation & Sketch (The Second City/Chicago, Dad’s Garage, Village Theater)
Viewpoints (Eliana Marianes)
Stand Up Comedy (Lace Larrabe, Laugh lab)

Awards & Nominations:
Educational Specialist Award at Mercer University (High Honors and Academic Achievement)
Nominated Teacher of the Year 3 times at Gwinnett County Public Schools

Website: www.amorowens.com

 

 

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