AMY BUCHWALD (actress, comic, writer), trained at the nationally renowned Minneapolis Children’s Theater Company, where she appeared in main stage productions and the touring company. By age sixteen she was a professional, an equity member, and resident ingénue at The Cricket and Guthrie theaters. Amy wrote and developed the variety pilot, Loons, for the Minneapolis CBS affiliate. She was a contributing member of The Playwright’s Center and The Women’s Theater Project. She wrote, produced and starred in the one-woman, critically acclaimed, Glenda, from the Heart, featured on PBS. Amy continues to write and perform on the comedy circuit. As a writing partner with her husband Danny Woodburn (another Able guest), she develops scripts for film and television. As an advocate for arts as a healing power, she has developed the Awakenings Through Poetry Project for patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease. She created and is developing Utsubyo, a multi-media theater project for exploring and understanding the realms of depression.
Watch the premier of Amy's award-winning Web Series Hot Flash: The Chronicles of Lara Tate - Menopausal Superhero.