AUTHOR, GLOBAL SPEAKER, ACTRESS, ARTS ENTREPRENEUR…JILL-OF-ALL-TRADESCelebrating life’s beautiful detours through creative arts programming, leadership development and mental health education and empowerment Learn More
WHO IS AMY?
Amy Oestreicher is an actress, playwright, speaker for TEDx, musician, composer, dancer, writer, artist, yogi, foodie, and general lover of life. Surviving and thriving through a coma, 27 surgeries and other trauma has inspired Amy to share her story with the world through her passionate desire to create and help others. Amy has written, directed and starred in a one woman musical about her life, Gutless & Grateful, has flourished as a mixed media and acrylic artist. She is currently touring with her one-woman show, motivational speaking engagements, and workshops.
AMY THE EDUCATOR | BUILD IDENTITY, CULTIVATE COMPASSION, CREATE INCLUSION
Based in part on Amy’s personal experience surviving ten years of medical interventions, sexual abuse and PTSD, Mental Health Mindset is a 60-90 minute program combining storytelling, participatory discussion, creativity, and a keynote speech. Hear Amy at your event >
AMY THE ARTIST | CREATIVITY SAVED MY LIFE
Through her mixed media and fine art, musical arranging and composition, playwriting, acting, and performing, Amy’s prolific artistic achievements have inspired communities all over the world to transform adversity into creative growth.
AMY THE MOTIVATOR | UPLIFTING, EMPOWERING, AND ALWAYS INFUSED WITH HUMOR
Amy creates content that inspires, educates, entertains, and transforms for individuals faced with unexpected bumps and “detours” in their lives.
ARE YOU A DETOURIST?
To celebrate her own “beautiful detour”, Amy created the #LoveMyDetour campaign, to help others cope in the face of unexpected events.
LoveMyDetour makes a difference in the lives of students across the country through our innovative programs, powered by our open curriculum, for developing the skills and mindsets for becoming leaders, transforming adversity into creative growth, thinking entrepreneurially and making a healthy community impact.
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Tina, WOCN Nurse, Regional Conference, NY
“You are the first person I have heard of that has been through something similar, although much worse than I can even imagine and I just had to tell you our story and tell you how much I admire you. I will never stop thinking about your performance.”
Jenni, Oncology Patient, Washington, US