Amanda grew up in Chicago IL and started acting professionally as a child. She studied ballet, tap and character at Jerry Barrington School of Dance starting at age three. Amanda's mother Nancy began teaching Amanda piano at age four which she continued to study until age 12. Amanda then began private voice lessons at the prestigious Merit Sch...
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Amanda grew up in Chicago IL and started acting professionally as a child. She studied ballet, tap and character at Jerry Barrington School of Dance starting at age three. Amanda's mother Nancy began teaching Amanda piano at age four which she continued to study until age 12. Amanda then began private voice lessons at the prestigious Merit School of Music where she also sang in the honors choir and studied clarinet. Amanda was frequently seen and heard around town performing on such stages as the Lyric Opera, Chicago Theater, Navy Pier and Wisdom Bridge as well as singing on the radio program "Let's Read!" and starring in the TV show "The Magic Door". As a child Amanda starred in the Equity production of "To Kill A Mockingbird" where she and fellow child actress Liesel Matthews ("A Little Princess", "Air Force One") alternated the role of "Scout".Amanda attended Regina Dominican High School, an all girls Catholic school, where she was an avid participant of the performing arts. There Amanda starred in plays and musicals, sang in the choir, danced in the troupe, played clarinet in orchestra and even directed other students in plays. Amanda also competed in Forensics and was an active member of Youth Ministry Council and the Environmental Club. Amanda then went on to study theater at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University where she earned a BFA. Fellow classmates include Courtney Reed of Broadway's "Aladdin", "In the Heights" and "Mama Mia", Parvesh Cheena of TV's "Outsourced" and Stephen Louis Grush of TV's "Lucky 7".After starring in Chicago theaters in roles such as "Cinderella" (Cinderella) and "Dorothy" (Wizard of Oz), Amanda moved to New York to continue her love of acting. While in New York, Amanda got to fulfill her childhood dream of working with legendary composer Charles Strouse (Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Applause, etc) on his new musical "Time Steps". Amanda's other New York credits include "Kiss Me Kate" (Lois/Bianca), "Ray Noir: Beach Detective" (Samantha Ray) and "Titanic" (Kate McGowan). After appearing in numerous regional theater shows Amanda was happy to return to her hometown of Chicago where she has continued to perform on stage and screen. Amanda lives in Chicago with her husband Peter and is a proud aunt to Annabelle Mary and godmother to Hannah Mary. Show less «
Amanda Marcheschi's FILMOGRAPHY
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a
nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...
Amanda Marcheschi'S roles