Amanda Black

Amanda Black is a playwright originally from New Orleans Louisiana. She has received a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre, from Columbus State University. While in undergraduate studies, her focus was Playwriting and Creative Writing. Her full-length plays often wander in the realms of surrealism. She likes to explore the humor, and violence that exists within the black woman’s identity in America, while playing with the myth and magic of her southern roots. Amanda is
currently in her third year of graduate school pursuing a M.F.A in Dramatic Writing at the University of Southern California.