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Amelia Ampuero

Amelia Ampuero is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Duke City Repertory Theatre (DCRT) in Albuquerque, NM. She received a BFA in Acting from Texas State University. She studied with the Royal Shakespeare Company in England and worked with the historic Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA. Amelia has appeared in over 60 shows playing roles as varied as a duck, a princess, an ablutophobe, a mathematical genius, a star cross'd lover, a fairy king, a fairy queen, a demon, a klutzy lesbian, an incestuous mother, and a Radium Girl. In 2010 DCRT launched its Inaugural season. At the heart of all Amelia does is Duke City Rep's mission to Serve the Audience.

Faces of the DCRT.
Cafecito
Essay

Cafecito

Duking it out with a Southwest Troupe

30 September 2014

Albuquerque, New Mexico: We have a varied company, and we’re always looking to put on kick ass plays. It’s pretty cool that we have a company where any of our actresses could play Hamlet. And not like, “Female Hamlet”, but you know, Hamlet. Or where people of different races play siblings, without comment or explanation, and our audiences don’t bat an eye.