Amy K Barnes toured internationally with Ballet Excelsior of Houston, performing in Australia, Russia, Poland, Bulgaria and Greece as well as cities in America including LA and New York.
After touring she attended SHSU where she studied musical theater. Since then she has pursued a career performing and choreographing around the Houston Area. She has choreographed for a wide variety of theaters and venues including (but not limited to) The Texas Renaissance Festival, TRF After Dark, and the Owen Theatre–where she won an award for her choreography of Chicago in 2016.
She is also a professional actress and dancer. She recently performed in Medea Myth, with PrismCo Movement Theatre at The Wyly Theatre in Dallas and in Elektra as a Super with Houston Grand Opera. She is currently touring with Main Street Theatre for Youth in their production of School House Rock Live! Other memorable roles include Judy Haynes in White Christmas, Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie, and Daniel in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised].
Amy is the loving mom of two young children and works side by side in the Theatre with her true love: Jared.