Amanda Petefish-Schrag

Assistant Professor of Theatre
Amanda Petefish-Schrag

Amanda Petefish-Schrag is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Iowa State University, where she teaches acting and theatre history courses. She holds an MFA in theatre directing from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a BA in theatre arts from the University of Minnesota, Morris. Her professional credits include work as a director, playwright, puppeteer, actor, and mom to Celia and Eli. Amanda is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the International Union of Marionette Artists, and is a past recipient of the Kennedy Center National Teaching Artist Grant and Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Higher Education.

Show Credits

  • Director, Playwright, Puppet Designer, Iphigenia, 2018
  • Director, Out of the Fire: The Banned Books Monologues, 2017
  • Director, The Tempest, 2017
  • Dialect Coach, Cabaret, 2016
  • Director, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play,2016
  • Puppet Design/Construction, The Birds,2016
  • Director, Adapter, The Birds, 2016
  • Director, Love and Information, 2015
  • Director, On the Verge, 2015
  • Cast, 100th Anniversary Gala Performance, 2014
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