graduated with a BFA in dance from Temple University with concentrations in modern, jazz and ballet. She was formerly a modern dance scholarship student at the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts in 2000. She continued for several years working and teaching there, and then helped raise money to have it reinstated by performing in an alumni concert at the University of the Arts. Amy has traveled and performed with various dance companies throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
Her credits include dancing at venues such as the Laurie Beechman Theatre, the Kraine Theatre and Apollo Theatre in New York City. Also in New York, Amy has performed for the Primio Arte Awards, the Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, the Lions Club of New York Gala and the Latin Grammy Party. Amy has performed and produced in the Philly Fringe for numerous years, as a featured soloist.
She extended production, dance, and choreography for the Capitol Fringe in Washington D.C.. Amy has even extended her dancing to Guayaquil, Ecuador as a featured tap soloist. She has directed and choreographed her own dance company, the AccoMpanY Dancers. Studying with many independernt choreographers, Mike Shulster, George Alley, Michelle Van Doeren, Tim Early, and Derrick Yanford, and taking master classes with Barbara Duffy, Ray Hesselink, Derick Grant, Bob Rizzo, Meghan Braun, Shimon Braun, Crystal Fraizer, Mia Michels, Dan Karaty, Gil Stroming, and Mike Minery to name a few, have led to her current status as an award winning choreographer.
Amy is currently sought after to teach master classes, workshops, intensives and to choreograph and brings all of her experience into her performing, choreographing, and teaching world. amysmithdance.com