Amy Guerin received her BFA in Acting from the University of Oklahoma, and her MFA in Directing from the University of Houston. Raised in Houston, Amy lived in Austin for six years after graduating from OU, and worked with Salvage Vanguard Theater, The Vortex, State Theatre Company, Gypsy Baby, Different Stages and Disciples of Melpomene.
In Houston, she co-founded Nova Arts Project, a theatre company which received the Houston Press MasterMind Award for Outstanding Creative Contribution in 2009. With Nova Arts Project, Amy directed their debut production of Stella...Stella for Star in May 2006 and Richard III as a part of July 2008's The War of the Roses Cycle. As an actor with the company, Amy was in the ensemble of Oedipus3, Hamlet, ...The Ambassadors..., TempOdyssey and Love Loves a Pornographer.
A member of the Texas A&M University Department of Performance Studies faculty since 2006, Amy’s production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 2009 was featured in Wired Magazine and on the NPR program Science Friday. She has also directed the plays Lend Me a Tenor, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Conduct of Life, Bus Stop, Measure for Measure, An Ideal Husband, and Tartuffe at A&M.