Amanda Huxtable is an experienced Theatre Director, Creative Producer and Trustee. She has recently completed a successful two year role as the Changemaker and Artistic Associate at Hull Truck Theatre. Amanda is a Trustee and Chair of the Board for RJC (Reggae, Jazz, Contemporary) Dance based in Leeds.
She continues to build on her portfolio of Theatre Productions across the UK and further afield. Together with Vanitas Arts based in Sheffield she is developing a special immersive theatre work called Trumpet based on the Guardian Fiction Prize book by Jackie Kay. As Co-Artistic Director of Hidden Gems with Marcia Layne, Amanda enjoyed five years touring Black British stories in the U.K. Her Freelance Directorial work has toured to London, Edinburgh, Canada and the National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina, USA. As a Theatre Director, Creative Producer and Mentor she enjoys supporting the cultural ecology of the arts across the UK and the rest of the world.
She continues to strengthen her practice by studying the Social Sciences, The Arts Past and Present, Early Modern European History 1500 -1780 at the Open University and will be studying The British Isles and the modern world 1789-1914.