Amanda Rockhold

Amanda Rockhold

Amanda Rockhold is an Ohio-based artist currently pursuing her MFA in playwriting at Ohio University. In her work, she thrives on illustrating the world as screwball scenarios, bumbling with the flawed and wandering human spirit. She directed and produced her full-length play, Dancing in Riddles, with Marysville-based theater company, Silver Scene Players in 2018 as part of their season.

Plays

  • You're Drunk, Isabella
    Isabella drinks almost every day. When her best friend, who’s about to get married, pushes her into therapy, Isabella faces more than her apparent drinking problem. With strong adult themes and language, this two-act drama reveals the darker parts of intimacy, and how love and sex at a young age can culminate into devastating adulthood.
  • Dancing in Riddles
    Set in 1992, this two-act dramatic comedy hubs around the troubles of a young girl named Mara, her family, and a desire for something more than an idle life. This is a story of a broken family told through dancing, the internal conflict of struggling with the future and sorting through a painful past. Mara is challenged when her older brother, who ran away when he was a kid after their father died, shows up at...
    Set in 1992, this two-act dramatic comedy hubs around the troubles of a young girl named Mara, her family, and a desire for something more than an idle life. This is a story of a broken family told through dancing, the internal conflict of struggling with the future and sorting through a painful past. Mara is challenged when her older brother, who ran away when he was a kid after their father died, shows up at the family reunion dinner, which their sister, Lauren, arranged. While facing their mother, who is cold and distant, at this dinner the two sisters struggle to find a resolution to broken pasts and undetermined futures.