Amanda Delheimer Dimond

Artistic Director

Amanda Delheimer Dimond is a a director, movement director, teaching artist, and playwright who believes that people coming together to tell and bear witness to stories has the power to change the world. After completing her Master’s in Theater and Spanish at the University of Chicago in 1999, Amanda worked in Los Angeles and Mexico before returning home to Chicago. She has served as the Artistic Director of 2nd Story since 2007, and is also an Ensemble Member with Lifeline Theatre. When she’s not running 2nd Story or making plays at Lifeline, Amanda spends her time working as a Strategic Planning Consultant with Lookingglass Theatre Company and directing the Goodman’s summer program for teens. She was an inaugural recipient of the Leadership U: One-on-One Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Theatre Communications Group. She is also in the inaugural artEquity Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Facilitator cohort, funded by the Mellon Foundation and hosted by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

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