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Columbia College Chicago
Amy Uhl

Amy Uhl

Amy Uhl

Assistant Professor

Amy holds a B.A. in Drama and Communications/Broadcasting from Jacksonville State University. She joined Columbia College Chicago as a full time tenure-track faculty member in Fall ’07. Recent Columbia credits include Choreography for Bernarda Alba, Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party and The Pirates of Penzance. Amy has worked as an actress, singer, dancer, director/choreographer and teacher for over 20 years in New York City.   Regional Director/Choreographer highlights include Oklahoma! starring Sandy Duncan, Guys and Dolls starring Eddie Mekka, A Chorus Line, and Beauty and the Beast.  She has also been a member of the hair/make-up departments for Broadway productions of Spamalot, Beauty and the Beast, All Shook Up, Dracula, Little Women and 42nd Street.  Amy played Hunyak in Chicago starring John Davidson and Gertie in Oklahoma! starring Sandy Duncan. Amy has appeared in several regional and touring productions of A Chorus Line performing the roles of Cassie, Sheila, and Bebe under the direction of Baayork Lee, Mitzi Hamilton, and Dennis Edenfield. Additional regional credits include Charity in Sweet Charity, Velma in Chicago, and Anita in West Side Story.  Amy has been on faculty at Steps on Broadway in New York City. She has also been on faculty at New Jersey School of Ballet, Wagner College and Ithaca College. Union affiliations: AEA, SSDC, IATSE Local 798.