Andrew's interest in theatre began at a very young age. At five, he was writing and directing plays with his cousins to be videotaped by his grandfather. At age ten, he was introduced to community theatre by his grandparents and encouraged to audition. He made his stage debut with A Christmas Carol in 1994, this jump-started a lifetime of theatrical endeavors.
Andrew earned his Bachelors of Arts in Musical Theatre from Weber State University (Ogden, UT) and his Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from the University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL). Some of his favorite roles from his educational career include: The Musical of Musicals: the musical (Mr. Jitters), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon & Theseus), Macbeth (Angus), and Pirated! (Peter Bruce).
Professionally, Andrew has: Sung with The Orlando Philharmonic and Mad Cow Theatre in their joint production of Carmen (Chorus), Toured with Omega Productions' 35th Anniversary Celebration of Saturday's Warrior & The White Star (Eder Kestler & Luke), and performed two summers at Utah's Amusement Park, Lagoon.
His directing credits include: Brooklyn: the musical (WTAMU), Chicago (WTAMU), The Fantasticks (WTAMU), The Drowsy Chaperone
(WTAMU), You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown (WTAMU), Deathtrap (Amarillo Little Theatre), Once on This Island (NSULA), The Soldier's Tale (NSULA), Only in America (NSULA), A Midsummer Night's Dream (NSULA), The Taffetas (NSULA), Little Women (CHS), Cinderella (CHS), The Witches (CHS), The Valiant (CHS), Noises Off! (Clearfield Community), Nunsense! (Clearfield Community) and The Last Five Years (UCF).
Andrew currently serves as the Midwestern United States Regional Director for Musical Theatre Educators ' Alliance International.
Andrew has a huge passion for sharing his love of theatre with those who are willing to listen and learn. He taught Theatre at Clearfield High School, Northwestern State University of Louisiana and West Texas A&M University. He is currently Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at Weber State University.