Amanda Jones

"In Amanda Jones you will find a heroine of the stage and of language."--director Antonio Minińo

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Biography

 As Anaïs Nin in  Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell  at the 14th Street Y

As Anaïs Nin in Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell at the 14th Street Y

 
 

Amanda Jones…

is a highly acclaimed, New York-based, classically trained actor, best known for playing the title character in the Michael Halberstam-directed production of Candida at Jean Cocteau Repertory, and Marie Antionette in Joel Gross's Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh, directed by Bob Kalfin. Her film and TV credits include the award-winning short The Fisherboy (with Abe Goldfarb) and roles on One Life to Live. She's performed with amazing actors like Brian Murray, Jay O. Sanders, Robert Cuccioli and Samuel West.

Amanda grew up on the North Shore of Massachusetts, and spent her childhood as a waterbaby - swimming, waterskiing, skating and downhill skiing. She raced slalom and and giant slalom in high school and college. At Dartmouth College, in addition to acting in 40 productions, she was a member of the ski patrol at the Dartmouth Skiway.

These days, when not performing, Amanda is building a voiceover career, skiing, taking dance classes (she loves swing and salsa), reading, knitting infinity scarves, or going on walkabout in New York City, listening to an ever-growing list of podcasts.