Amanda West Lewis

About the Artist

Amanda West Lewis is a writer, theatre creator, calligrapher and teaching artist who grew up in New York City and Toronto. She has published eight books for young readers and holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the founder and former Artistic Director of the Ottawa Children’s Theatre, and teaches theatre, writing and calligraphy to students of all ages.  

I believe that arts education is the most important education that you could give to anyone.

— Amanda West Lewis

Artist's Programs

Artistic Disciplines

Literary Arts, Visual Arts


Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Seniors, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Language Proficiency


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