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Amy Wright – BIOGRAPHY
Since her professional beginning in 1995 Amy Wright has become one of Canada’s most in demand Choreographers. Her work includes feature films, movies of the week, television series, reality TV, commercials and stage musicals, including Canada’s prestigious SHAW FESTIVAL. Amy is the Casting Director, Choreographer and a Producer for the sensational television series The Next Step watched by millions around the world.
Most recently, Amy has choreographed dances with Jason Priestly for PRIVATE EYES (Global), a Christmas Pageant for ANNE WITH AN E (Netflix and CBC), the series finale of KILLJOYS (Crave), spectacular Vaudeville routines for AMERICAN GODS (Amazon Prime), and lots of cheerleading for DARE ME, a pilot for NBC/USA Network. She is proud of her work on Emmy and Golden Globe winner Grey Gardens (HBO) with stars Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange, and the feature film Crimson Peak with Tom Hiddleston, directed by Guillermo Del Toro.
Over the years, Amy has been fortunate to work with some of the hottest stars in the business: Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Hedley, LeAnn Rimes, Will Ferrell, Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, Colin Farrell, Molly Shannon, Alyssa Milano, Lauren Holly, Colin Mochrie, Hilary Duff and a movie produced by Britney Spears. Amy has choreographed eleven Academy Award Winners/Nominees: Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Sissy Spacek, Richard Dreyfuss, Peter O’Toole, Joan Plowright, Jeremy Irons, Virginia Madsen, Helen Mirren, Ellen Page and Jessica Lange!
With an eye always open to new talent, Amy has cast hundreds of dancers for a variety of projects ranging from television’s THE NEXT STEP, and FIND ME IN PARIS to CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE DRAMA QUEEN (Feature Film) and the American Girl movie-of-the-week Isabelle DANCES INTO THE SPOTLIGHT. She loves watching young talent shine while teaching workshops across Canada and adjudicating for competitions such as: Shine (BC), Millennium (NS), Dance Quest (NB), and in Ontario: Fever, Terpsichore, Starbeat, Battle of the Next Generation, Ultimate Dance Connection, Breakthru Dance Challenge, Just Dance, Dance Attack, and Candance.