Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Amanda began dancing at age four at the Caribbean School of Dance in Trinidad. There, she studied extensively in ballet, jazz, modern. She continued her love of dance, earning degrees in Accounting and Dance from the University of South Florida in Tampa. There, she worked with several wonderful instructors, who danced in companies such as Alvin Ailey Dance Company, The Anna Sokolow Company, David Dorfman Dance, American Ballet Theatre and many others. She continued her studies in New York City, California, Miami, Bolivia, Brazil and Costa Rica. Amanda has worked with many choreographers such as Maria Colaco, John Malashock, Jeanne Travers, Jen Salk, and John Parks. She has trained with Jana Hicks, the Moving Current Dance Company, Shapiro and Smith Dance Company and Ana Prada.
These days Amanda shares her love of dance as owner of Frangipani where she teaches Aerial Arts and dance. She also teaches with the BVI Dance School, Firebird Performing Arts and choreographs for the CADA Players group in the BVI.