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Amy Straker has been working in professional theatre for over 10 years. After graduating from NASDA in 2005, Amy began her career with an internship at The Court Theatre.

She has appeared in numerous productions at The Court including Oliver!; Long Days Journey into Night; Flagons and Foxtrots; Doubt; Guys and Dolls; The Country Wife; La Cage aux Folles; Honour; The Great Gatsby; Homeland; Glorious; Cabaret; Pacific Post; The Women; Amadeus; The Great Art War; Snap!; Ache; That Bloody Woman; In The Next Room, or the vibrator play and Mum's Choir.

Amy has also worked in Wellington with Downstage Theatre and Ensemble Impact, as well as collaborating with Site Specific and Kidzstuff.

Her other theatre credits include Jane Eyre; Boeing Boeing (Fortune Theatre); Waiting Room (Shaky Isles- London); Guys and Dolls; That Bloody Woman; Billy Elliot: The Musical (Auckland Theatre Company) and the national tour of That Bloody Woman (Tour Makers).

Amy is also a singer/songwriter under the name Amy Grace and is in a duo called The Swan Sisters. She is a founding member and co-creator of Cubbin Theatre Company and a proud member of Actors Equity. 

Court Shows

  • 2019 - Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Madame de Tourvel
  • 2018 - Mum's Choir - Terri
  • 2018 - In the Next Room, or the vibrator play - Catherine Givings
  • 2017 - Jack and the Beanstalk - Various
  • 2016 - That Bloody Woman - Gang/Ensemble
  • 2013 - Snap! - Troy Allen
  • 2013 - The Great Art War - Isabelle
  • 2013 - Amadeus - Constanze
  • 2013 - The Women - Mary Haines
  • 2013 - Cat vs. Dog - Grandma
  • 2012 - The Three Little Pigs - Penny Pig/Cat
  • 2012 - Pacific Post - Hazel Smith
  • 2010 - Cabaret - Rosie
  • 2009 - Anything Goes - Erma
  • 2009 - The Great Gatsby - Jordan
  • 2009 - Gods of Warm Beer - Rose Ahern
  • 2009 - Honour - Sophie
  • 2009 - Rumpelstiltskin - Mary Miller
  • 2009 - La Cage Aux Folles - Anquelique/Madame Renue
  • 2007 - The Country Wife - Lady Dainty Fidget
  • 2007 - Joyful and Triumphant - Raewyn
  • 2006 - Guys and Dolls - Agatha/Hot Box Girl
  • 2006 - Doubt - Sister James
  • 2006 - Flagons and Foxtrots - Rita
  • 2006 - Long Day's Journey Into Night - Cathleen
  • 2006 - SuperNan! - Budgie Boy
  • 2005 - Oliver! - The Rose Seller/Ensemble