Andrew holds an MFA in Acting from DePaul University’s Theatre School, a BA in Theater from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a postgraduate Diploma from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. He became a fully 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. Along with teaching and coaching at Green Shirt, he is an adjunct professor at The Theatre School at DePaul University.
When not teaching, Andrew serves as the Artistic Director of The Agency Theater Collective in Chicago. For The Agency he wrote and directed I Wish to Apologize to the People of Illinois and At the Center. He wrote and starred in each incarnation Out of Tune Confessional and directed Clifford Odets’ Paradise Lost, and Copi’s Four Twins. When not working on the Agency or Green Shirt, Andrew continues to act and direct professionally with various venues and is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association.