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,
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 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 sixteen festivals in the U.S. and Europe, winning Audience Awards (Dances With Films & Taos Shortz) and a Best Short Award
(Napa Valley Film
Festival) along the way. Other film & TV credits include:
THE VILLAGE BARBERSHOP, OPAL and
AROUND THE FIRE 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.