Amy Lynn Budd is a theater director, performer, and producer based in Providence, Rhode Island. She has directed plays for NewGate Theatre, Perishable Theatre, Brown University's MFA Playwriting Program, All Children's Theatre Ensemble, the Manton Avenue Project, Riverside Theatre in Iowa City, Iowa, and Indiana State University. As Iris Khalida, she has belly danced at a wide variety of special events and private parties in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Budd's burlesque alter ego, Lady Miss Iris, appears regularly at fundraisers and rock shows. Budd serves as associate producer for singer/actress Rose Weaver's independent performance projects, teaches acting independently and through All Children's Theatre, and performs arts education research for Rhode Island Arts Learning Network.