For the stage and the big screen, Amanda has taken on a variety of roles from Shakespeare’s tragedies to sketch comedy. She was nominated for a Best Actress in a Supporting Role award at the 25th Asian TV Awards for her work in Last Madame, which earned Amanda a bronze medal in the Best Performance by an Actress category at the 2020 New York Festivals TV & Film Awards. For her stage performance in The Optic Trilogy, Amanda was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 16th Boh Cameronian Arts Awards in 2019.
Through intensive stage combat or butoh lessons, Amanda continues to investigate the various aspects of acting, which she fell in love with during improvisation sessions. Her acting credits include roles as a 1930s prostitute, a widowed Greek queen, a sceptic investigator, and a lighthearted character. Even though Amanda enjoys comedy and occasionally considers joining the stand-up scene, others believe it would be best for her to stick to comedic roles.
She had the good fortune to practise her comedic timing in the sketches of various well-known comedians, and she also participated in the popular IndicineLive! V sketch comedy series, which ran for ten years. Soh Fan in Last Madame, where she played a wealthy prostitute fleeing her terrible past (and present), and Emma in Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, where she played a woman having an affair with her husband’s best friend, were two of Amanda’s more difficult parts. She portrayed Director Evans in Cupid Co, a contemporary interpretation of the concept of love at first sight, in a tone-altering performance.