Amanda: She Didn't Want To Die


Friday, October 11, 2024


Edward W. Powers Auditorium

Event Start

7:00 PM

Doors Open

6:00 PM

Tickets On Sale NOw!


Online ticket sales will close two hours prior to doors opening on the event date.

Event Information

“Nothing in this life can prepare you for the loss of a beautiful person who had a beautiful life, spirit and future but absolutely nothing can prepare you for the day you find them gone.”

Directed by Michael Anthony Forney of Michael Anthony Productions.

This production is based on the life of Amanda Marie McAuley, who died in 2023 of a fentanyl overdose. This performance will detail Amanda’s great life, amazing future, and her tragic end. Presented by A.M. Wakeup Call, a non-profit (501c3) organization founded by Amanda’s mom.

This organization works to help educate and bring awareness to the extreme dangers of fentanyl.

About the State Ballet theater of Ukraine

The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine will perform in America and Canada 2021-2022 season! This unique project will provide an opportunity to get acquainted with 55 ballet dancers, who represent the highest level of classical ballet art in the world! The company is recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions of classical ballet in Ukraine. It can boast a hugely varied repertoire, carrying the honor and task to preserve the great Ukrainian dances’ precious heritage. A part of the company’s collection has always been the great masterpieces of classical ballet, from “Sylphide” by Bournonville, to “Giselle” by Adam, “Don Quixote” and “La Bayadère” by Minkus, „Sleeping Beauty,” „The Nutcracker” and „Swan Lake” by Tchaikovsky, “Cinderella” by Prokofiev to the various twentieth-century ballets by Stravinsky, Falla, and Shchedrin. The ballet company consists of the best performers, graduates of prestigious Ukrainian and world choreography schools. Many talented artists have danced with The State Ballet Theater company in its different periods, and many of them have been soloists in major international companies. Due to the many tours worldwide, The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine has earned a first-class international reputation.