AMANDA BERG WILSON
Theater & Performance Mentor
Amanda Berg Wilson is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of The Catamounts, a Boulder-based theatre company specializing in theatre for the adventurous palate. For The Catamounts, she has directed nine productions, including God’s Ear (2011 Camera Eye Award, Best Director) and Failure: A Love Story (2013 True West Nomination, Best Director), and she performed as Ellen in There Is A Happiness That Morning Is (2014 True West Award, 2015 Westword Best of Denver Award.) Under her direction, The Catamounts have been the recipients of two 2016, two 2015, two 2014, and one 2013 Westword Best of Denver awards, six 2011 Daily Camera Eye Awards, and the nominees for three 2012 True West awards, as well as a $25,000 Arts and Business Collaborative grant from the Boulder Arts Commission, which they used to develop unique partnerships with local artisanal businesses. Elsewhere in Colorado, she recently performed in Detroit at Curious Theatre Company, and Sweet and Lucky, the hit immersive theatre project created by the Denver Center Theater Company and New York-based Third Rail Projects.
As a director and producer, she has brought over fifty plays and performance events from conception to production, and looks forward to guiding accelerants through the process of bringing their visions to live audiences.