Andrew holds a BA in Theater from the University of Wisconsin –
Madison, a postgraduate diploma from the Liverpool Institute for
Performing Arts, and an MFA in Acting from The Theatre School. He became
a certified instructor of the Meisner Approach by completing the
two-year certification process taught by actor, author, and master
Meisner teacher Larry Silverberg. Andrew co-founded Green Shirt Studio
with his wife, Sommer Austin, where they train Chicago actors in the
Meisner work. In addition to The Theatre School and Green Shirt Studio,
he teaches acting and theatre history at Triton College.
When not teaching, Andrew serves as the Artistic Director of
The Agency Theater Collective in Chicago. He regularly writes and
performs at their weekly show No Shame Theatre, and, for The Agency, he
recently directed Clifford Odets’ Paradise Lost, Copi’s Four Twins, as well as wrote and starred in Out of Tune Confessional. Andrew continues to act professionally and is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association.