Amanda Huotari


Amanda Huotari is Executive Director of Celebration Barn Theater in South Paris, Maine.  With a BFA in acting from Emerson College, she’s also studied physical theater at the Lecoq School in Paris, France and trained in Commedia dell’Arte with Antonia Fava in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Mandy spent 9 years touring Add Verb Production’s one woman show, The Thin Line. Her own solo show, The Soiree, is directed by Broadway’s Avner “The Eccentric” Eisenberg and has been featured at festivals across the US and beyond including Orlando Fringe Festival, The New York Clown-Theatre Festival and Teatro R101 in Bogota, Colombia.  A 2012 tour of the her Colombian-American collaboration with Daniel Orrantia and Aaron Tucker, The Fabulous Problemas, received rave reviews in performances from Indiana to Florida and is continuing to tour. She currently teaches acting at Southern Maine Community College.