Amy Wolk is the recipient of the 2014 Bistro Award for Outstanding Musical Comedy for her show A Wolk on the Wild Side. She has won 2 MAC (Manhattan Assoiciation of Cabarets and Clubs) Awards for her cabaret performances, including the 2011 MAC for Musical Comedy, and the 2004 MAC Award for Best Female New York Debut for her show Different For Girls. She was also named one of the best in cabaret by ShowBusiness Weekly. A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts/CAP21, Amy has appeared in shows at The Duplex, Don't Tell Mama's, The Metropolitan Room, the Laurie Beechamn Theatre, and Town Hall in New York, as well as at Davenport's in Chicago. She has also appeared in many regional productions including Evil Dead (Cheryl) Schoolhouse Rock Live (Dori), Into the Woods (Rapunzel), and The Taffetas (Peggy). Her solo shows include A Wolk in Progress, We Can Wolk It Out, and Wolk This Way. Her fifth solo show, Amy Wolk Sings Bette Midler's Divine Madness was a hit in the Under the Covers series at Don't Tell Mama, and received 4 stars in Next Magazine. Amy is also a cabaret director, having directed shows for John Wilkening, Gerard Salvador (Mamma Mia), Matthew Marks (The Book of Mormon), and Tony Winner Nikki M. James. Amy is also the co-producer and host of the cabaret series Friends With Benefits, which has raised over $15,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
A certified New York City school teacher, Amy has a Masters degree in Education from Fordham University. She works as a freelance teacher with On Location Education as an on set tutor on films and Broadway shows. This job has given her the opportunity to meet great people, teach amazing kids, and has allowed her to eat for free at opening night parties and from craft service tables.
Amy has also worked extensively on Broadway as an assistant merchandise manager for over 40 Broadway shows, including Annie Get Your Gun, Les Miserables, Gypsy, Equus, Anything Goes, Chicago, and The Phantom of the Opera.