Amanda Bonilla – Graduated from Brenau University with a BFA in Dance Performance and a Minor in Education. Amanda began teaching for CRB in 2016. Her classes include: Open Hip Hop, Open Broadway, Open Contemporary and DanceFit for adults. Amanda choreographs for the Arts Association’s Oxford Acting Company and Theatre Covington musicals. Past shows include: Hairspray, Sister Act, and Mary Poppins. During the day you can find her in the Arts Association offices as Development Coordinator and Community Relations. As you can see, Amanda wears many hats in this organization and she loves every minute of it!
Outside of her Arts Association duties, Amanda stays quite busy. She has performed with the Atlanta Lyric Theatre in West Side Story, Shrek, A Chorus Line and Tarzan. Along with her love of musical theatre, Amanda’s passion lies in contemporary movement. She has worked with Atlanta choreographers, Bella Dorado, T. Lang, Emily Cargill, Blake Beckham, Anicka Austin, and Kamali Hill, and has performed in venues such as the High Museum, Synchronicity Theatre, Balzer Theatre at Herren’s, Emory’s Performing Arts Studio, Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center, and even had the opportunity to travel to New York for the Sans Limites Showcase at the Hudson Guild Theatre. Amanda is also highly involved with Atlanta’s Latinx community. She was the Project Manager for the creative collective, Ni Aquí, Ni Allá, helping to produce the multimedia performance and installation held at The Bakery in April of 2018.