Meet Amanda Williams-Brady, CUAA’s Theatre Director and Kreft Arts Director!

Amanda Williams-Brady, the Director of Theatre and Kreft Arts at Concordia University Ann Arbor (CUAA) since 2019, oversees theater productions and teaches theater-related courses. She also directs local groups like Milan High School and Horizon Performing Arts. Williams-Brady holds a bachelor’s from Eastern Michigan University and a master’s from Bowling Green State University. She has studied at prestigious institutions, including the Utah Vocal Arts Academy and AIMS in Austria.

Williams-Brady has received various awards, including honors from the Harold Haugh Light Opera and Conrad Art Song Competitions. Her notable performances include roles with Toledo Opera and the Comic Opera Guild. Outside theater, she enjoys spending time with her family and Scottish Terrier, swimming, vintage furniture, biking, reading, and traveling.

What is your favorite movie?

An Affair to Remember

What is your go to joke?

I tried to come up with a theatre joke, but it was all an act. 

If you were a professional baseball player, what would your walkup song be?

Amanda by Boston

Do you have any secret talents?

I am a very good whistler.

What is the silliest fact you know?

It’s impossible to hum when you plug your nose.

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