Success is when preparation and opportunity meet. Amy Elizabeth Price is an actress whose hard work and awareness for what it takes, has landed her roles on stage and on screen.
Born in Australia, Amy is planning to head to Los Angeles, where her career is on the rise and her craft is being featured. Her filmography includes the films, The Suitcase, War In Heels, How To Time Travel, and The A Word. Her latest films is My Little Life which will be on the festival circuit in early 2018.
The journey began when Amy was a child watching old Elvis Presley movies.
“It looked so fun and I thought, “I want to do that!” I was brought up with a love of reading and to be able to bring those stories to life was something I always wanted to do from an early age.”
As a schoolgirl, Amy sang in the church choir, performed solos in Christmas carols and performed in school productions.
“I’ve always had that acting spark.”
The foundation for Amy’s talent was built with an emphasis on training. She studied at 16th Street Studio and ImproMelbourne in Melbourne, Australia and at Ivana Chubbuck Studio and Actor’s Comedy Studio in Los Angeles. However, above all, Amy values the benefit of mentorship.
“Mentors are such a valuable thing to have and I’m so grateful for the ones in my world. Find yourself amazing mentors and seek out their advice.”
Among these mentors is Scott Beaton who directed Amy’s as the Greetette in Seasons Greetings. Scott Beaton created the role specifically for this production. The performance won Best Innovative Feature at the Geelong Virtual Oscars.
Trent Cliffe directed Amy in the film War In Heels. The film was a labor of love and a blessing in which she had the opportunity to star opposite her good friend, Genevieve Brock. The filming took on a greater meaning, being a part of an all-female cast and a mostly female crew. War In Heels has been screened in over seventeen film festivals worldwide and had earned multiple award nominations. Amy earned a Best Actress nomination for her role at the Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards and the film will have its Australian premiere next month at the Sydney Indie Film Festival. The film has had several best film nominations and is currently a semi-finalist in the Caribbean Film Festival and Market.
David Willing guided Amy In My Little Life. The director helmed the film about a competitive dollhouse builder and showcased Amy’s Japanese skills. The film will premiere in December 2017.
The Hollywood movie and television scene is a challenging market to break into, Amy Elizabeth Price has been fortunate to get her foot in the door and building networks and opportunities she can be proud of. The childhood singer and dancer has built a career inspired by Elvis and built from mentoring and a passion for her craft. Her advice to aspiring actors,
“Always push yourself to learn more and be open to new opportunities … Don’t be afraid to make your own content too. You learn so much and you can make some amazing connections.”