Andrew Gallant holds an M.F.A in Acting from DePaul University, a postgraduate diploma from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, a BA in Theatre from UW-Madison and is a proud member of Actor’s Equity. For the last 15 years, Andrew has worked professionally in Chicago as an actor, playwright, director, and artistic director. His plays I Wish to Apologize to the People of Illinois and At the Center both received 3-star reviews (out of 4) from the Chicago Tribune and his short play Mackerel Sky is currently being adapted into a short film with festival submissions pending.
Before joining Dean, Andrew was an adjunct faculty member at DePaul University’s Theatre School as well as its Digital Cinema Program and was an adjunct professor of theatre and the director of theatre at Triton College. He is co-founder of Green Shirt Studio, an acting school in Chicago specializing the Meisner approach to actor training. His students have appeared in Stranger Things, Moonlight, Molly’s Game, Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, 9-1-1: Lone Star, The Chi, Easy, Empire, Fargo, The Book of Mormon (Broadway), and many other projects all over the world.