Amanda Kay was born in Johannesburg South Africa, and graduated at the National School of the Arts. Upon graduation, she moved to New York City to study at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Centre.

Amanda then went on to spend the next decade working as a professional dancer in New York City, as well as internationally. Amanda has performed extensively in the United States, Australia, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Amanda used twenty years of classical training to move into a number of dance mediums i.e. film, television, theatre, industrial and corporate.

She has performed Off Broadway, in touring Broadway shows, in touring modern dance companies, in ballet companies and has performed as a touring soloist guest artist.

Amanda now resides in London where she is working primarily as an actor in theatre and film, with her talents extending to dancing, modelling and TV presenting as well.