About Amber Dewey Schultz
Amber Dewey Schultz is the Academic Programs Developer at the Siebel Center for Design, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre, and an affiliate faculty member of the Game Studies & Design program. As an experience designer, she utilizes human-centered design to integrate immersive theatre with escape rooms to develop playful theatre experiences. Games and playful experiences she has designed include The Heist: A Theatrical Escape Room (Illinois Theatre), Thank you, Five! (stage management-themed board game), and Murder on Klein Island (Zoom-based role-playing whodunit).
Previously, Amber has served in production management, stage management, and company management roles at performing arts companies across the country, including the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, San Francisco Opera, The Dallas Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre, and Opera Carolina.
She holds a BFA in Design and Production (Stage Management) from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and is currently pursuing an MFA in Experience Design at Miami University.