Amy Wratchford

amy wratchford american shakespeare center
Managing Director
Favorite Shakespeare Play:

Richard III

Favorite Play that isn’t by Shakespeare:

Breath, Boom by Kia Corthron

All-time favorite ASC Moment:

When, after the opening night of Romeo and Juliet, a young man comforted his inconsolable date by saying, “I’m so sorry, I should have told you how it ended.”


Amy Wratchford is the Managing Director of the American Shakespeare Center.  As the company’s chief administrative and financial officer, Amy oversees finance, marketing, development, and other business management functions for the ASC. During her tenure the ASC’s budget has grown from $2.4M in 2010 to $3.7M in 2017. Before joining the ASC, Amy served as Managing Director of Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta. Previously, she worked in a number of capacities in theatre in New York City including producer, director, and actor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Acting from the Tisch School of the Arts and New York University and a master’s in fine arts degree in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College. Amy has lectured on finance, budgeting, and nonprofit governance for Mary Baldwin University’s MFA program in Shakespeare in Performance and others.