Actress and comedian Amy Buhwald smiles and wears a yellow shirt against a grey background

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.