Amanda Prahl is a writer and faculty associate at Arizona State University, where she teaches university-level courses in theater and film. Her written work, which focuses on history and the arts, has been published on HowlRound, Slate, and BroadwayWorld. In addition, Amanda is a contributor for Chegg, where she advises students on writing, grammar, and navigating the academic and professional worlds
Amanda is also an award-winning playwright, lyricist, and dramaturg. Her plays and musicals have appeared at numerous festivals and new works series. In both her academic and her creative work, Amanda often showcases the lesser-known stories of women in history.
Amanda received an MFA in Dramatic Writing from Arizona State University. Her master's thesis/applied project, Til Death, was a musical exploring the themes of history and nostalgia. She earned a B.A. in English (Literature) and a B.A. in Political Science from Arizona State.
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