Amos Glick

Amos first got interested in theater at The Cambridge School of Weston; a bohemian, artsy High School in Massachussettes. Later, at Earlham College he studied acting and improvisation with Len Mozzi. After moving to The Bay Area in 1990, Amos began to volunteer and study with the Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe and got involved in the local improv scene by taking classes with Jim Cranna (The Committee, National Theatre of The Deranged.)

After a brief stint in LA taking classes with The Groundlings and ACME Theatre, Amos returned to San Francisco and became a collective member of the Mime Troupe in 1997. By the time he left in 2007, he appeared in 15 productions with the Troupe, and also worked as a lyricist and workshop leader. With the Troupe Glick performed all over the U.S. including The Kennedy Center, The Theater For The New City, Seven Stages, In The Heart of The Beast and Internationally at The Tempodrom in Berlin, The Open Air Theater Festival in Kwachun City, South Korea, and Festival International de Théâtre Action in Belgium. He created and performed The Dick & Dubya Show: A Republican Outreach Cabaret with fellow Trouper Ed Holmes which had a five month run at the Marsh Theater and was awarded a special mention in The Best 10 Shows of 2006 (SF Bay Times).

In 1999 while creating the vocal improv troupe Tonal Chaos he met members of the acclaimed long-form company True Fiction Magazine, and began workshopping with them and subsequently appeared on countless stages with them including festivals in San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Leuven, Belgium. In 2006 he also became a company member of BATS Improv in San Francisco after completing their Guest Performer program.

In 2007 he moved to Las Vegas on a six week contract to perform as a clown in Le Rêve, a water/circus spectacle created by Franco Dragone housed at the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas. He stayed nine years and in addition to performing 10 shows a week (a total of 3551!), he found time to start his own late night variety show called OK, OK the amos glick variety show which won "Best Budget Show" in 2014 (Seven Magazine).

As a teacher he has taught Physical Theater and Improvisation workshops all over the country and in Italy and Germany and was an Artist in Residence at The SF School of The Arts. Through his connections at Le Reve, Glick was asked to teach acting wrokshops for the French National Synchronized Swimming Team and the USA Junior National Synchronized Swimming Team and as the Clown Captain there Amos led phyiscal acting workshops to new performers and characters.

As a director, he trained students in the Mime Troupe's Summer Workshop for several years and directed their final prsentations in 2002, 2004 and 2005. He directed Ira Marlowe's One Man Show How To Write A Song and helped to stage and direct The Berkeley Opera's Falstaff. Working with contortionist, Ms. Charlamay, he created an award-winning comedic Burlesque act that has been seen in venues around the world. In 2017 he served as acting coach and co-created the clown acts for the show, Reveria, at The Municipal Circus of Bucharest in Romania

Other acting credits include roles with The Graeme Of Thrones (Game of Thrones parody National Tour), Piff the Magic Dragon's Piffmass Pifftacular, The Alternative Theatre Ensemble, SF Shakespeare Festival, Marin Shakespeare Company, The Tenderloin Opera Company and The New Pickle Circus. Amos has been a sketch comedian, clown, puppeteer and improviser with: The Management, The Daredevil Chicken Club, The Gazillionaire Show, Klezmermania, Bread and Puppet, The 1230 Clown Show and others. He wrote, produced and stared in A MAN WAKES UP, a short comedy that has screened at many festivals in the U.S. and Europe, winning several awards along the way. Other Film: POPOVICH: THE ROAD TO HOLLYWOOD, THE VILLAGE BARBERSHOP, OPAL and AROUND THE FIRE. TV: WINNING TIME, WANDAVISION, AGENTS OF SHIELD, JUST ROLL WITH IT and NASH BRIDGES

In his musical life he played guitar and mandolin with Koocheekoo in Las Vegas and played with Charity Kahn & The JAMband and The Bastard Brothers in San Francisco. He released an EP of original music under the band name Ponder in 2010.

Amos lives in North Hollywood. When not auditioning for roles, he works his day job as a spatial data (GIS) analyst at Zonehaven, Inc., studies in the Impro Lab and performs long-form improvisation at Impro Studio and plays street hockey to trick himself into thinking he's getting enough exercise. He is also proudly a self-avowed Deadhead.

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