Pageant Consulting

Being Miss Ohio 2004 changed my life forever and raised my expectations of how I could impact the world. I believe pageantry is one of the greatest self-improvement and personal growth opportunities available to women, which is why I remain a part of the pageant world as a coach. I offer my clients constructive and honest feedback geared towards helping them achieve their personal best.  From styling and runway techniques to interview and platform development, I offer guidance in all areas of contestant development. You will learn to develop an impressive talent presentation, captivate in the interview room and develop a personal marketing plan designed to expand your audience and define your purpose and mission behind the crown.

I'm interested in working with young women who want to take ownership of who they are through a process of self-evaluation, hard work, and honesty. Define your mission and brand, and maximize your potential, not only in the pageant world, but for the overall enhancement of your life. It is never my goal to fit you into a mold. Successful pageant contestants embrace their unique strengths, are purpose driven and excel as the best possible version of themselves.

Email for information on coaching rates and packaged programs including SKYPE sessions, group coaching and weekend intensives. With residencies in New York and Ohio, I am able to reach a wide range of women in various locations. Pageant coaching in New York is available during the week and on weekends. 
Amanda's interview training has helped me to answer onstage questions, to be confident in a panel interview, and to speak my mind and be proud of who I am! Amanda is very inspiring and the best pageant coach I could ever ask for! ”

— Savannah Meaike - 1st Runner up Miss Connecticut Teen USA; USA National Miss Teen Connecticut 2018

Talent Development

Vocal Talent Development

I help young women develop vocal talent routines that showcase their unique talents and vocal style. Whether it's polishing an existing routine or starting from scratch, I can help you develop a talent presentation you can feel proud of. Some women come to me with years of vocal training behind them and others come to me at the beginning of their journey. Whatever your level of study, we'll work together on your technique and stage presence and choose material that excites you! 

  • Repertoire Selection
  • Backing Track Curation and Editing
  • Staging and Stage Presence
  • Vocal Technique and Microphone Technique
  • Costuming and Styling

What if I'm not a singer?

I utilize my diverse network of performing arts colleagues to help connect you with dynamic professionals who can help you develop your pageant talent. Whether you are a dancer, actor, instrumentalist or have a novelty talent, we'll find someone to help you shine. 


I feel like I can answer any question the judges throw at me thanks to your coaching!”

— Juliana Heichel ~ Miss Ohio's Outstanding Teen 2018

Interview - Learn to define your message and become a storyteller so you can share your vision for service with the judges. We'll cover various types of questions and topics and practice in mock interview settings appropriate for your pageant. 

Vocal Talent Repertoire selection, backing track curation and editing, stage presence and blocking, and costuming come together to create winning routines. 

Pageant Modeling - Learn to command the stage and stick out in a sea of girls! We'll work your pageant walk for Evening Gown, Swim Suit, Casual Wear and/or Fun Fashion. You'll gain a vocabulary of modeling elements that you can use no matter what pageant your competing in. 

Personal Introduction - We'll work together to write a one of kind personal introduction and craft delivery that helps you stand out and shine!

Building Confidence - Confidence is queen! Develop a winning attitude that will help you compete at high levels under fierce pressure. Learn life skills that will serve you for years to come!

Resume and Paperwork - Judges paperwork is your first impression. Learn to build a resume that will market you as a titleholder and help you get the interview you want!

Community Service Platform Development - Learn how to build a community service platform that will show you are a serious contender for the job. You must live the life of a Miss ____ before you ever win the crown!

Marketing, Networking, & Branding - Create a strong online presence. Market yourself to sponsors and book appearances!


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