Andy is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Los Angeles, California. You can currently catch him in Minneapolis in the Brave New Workshop MainStage sketch comedy show, The Lady and the Trump. He is currently a freelance writer for the Walt Disney Television Animation show, Pickle and Peanut, which airs every Monday night on Disney XD.
Television and Film:
Andy has done extensive work in commercial, voice-over, television and film. Most recently he appeared in the new Netflix Original comedy series, Lady Dynamite, where he plays Nurse Max. You can also see him on the small screen every Saturday morning where Andy stars on the nationally syndicated children’s television show, M@dabout or sometimes on TPT/PBS ReWire where he puppeteers a cat named Terry on the all-ages puppet show, The Twin Kitties. In addition, you may also catch Andy with Super Bowl MVP, Von Miller where they appear in numerous commercials as the face of Best Buy's GEEK SQUAD.
Most recently, Andy wrapped principle photography on two projects. The first was a dark comedic feature film, Jackalope, where he played Kelp, a man who was trapped in a hunger games type situation and decides to just try to live happily. The second was the feature film, Here There Be Monsters, where Andy puppeteered one of the films lead characters, a lovable, hairy, seven foot tall monster named, Maurice.
Andy is an accomplished theater artist both locally in Minnesota and internationally. He has worked with many companies including; The Guthrie Theatre, Old Log Theater, Workhaus Collective, The Pillsbury House Theater, Yellow Tree Theatre, The Walker Art Center, Four Humors Theater, Shakespeare and Company, The National Theater for Children, CLIMB Theater, Comedy Suitcase and Actor’s Theatre of Minnesota. He has also studied and performed Improv and Sketch on the stages of notable comedy theaters including; The Upright Citizens Brigade L.A., Second City Chicago, The Brave New Workshop and HUGE Theater in Minneapolis, MN.
He is also one of the two producers of the theater company, Mainly Me Productions, where he has co-created and performed in, Our Freaking Kids Show, Jenga, and Class of 98. The company's most recent show, Our American Assassin, was the top selling comedy of the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival. You can catch Mainly Me Production's yearly seasonal sellout show, A Very Die Hard Christmas, every weekend in December at the Bryant Lake Bowl Theater in Minneapolis, MN.
Andy has worked with the award winning Open Eye Figure Theatre as a puppeteer, actor, writer, director and creator of puppet shows for over 7 years. The first touring show he created for Open Eye, The Amazing Cowboat, was seen by over 50,000 adults and children and was featured in American Theater Magazine. This summer you can see his newest show, Tucker's Robot, in backyards all over the Twin Cities.
He has also performed Marionette and Bunraku puppetry at Puk Pupa Teatro in Tokyo, Japan.
Recently Andy worked as the Puppet Consultant for The Cat in the Hat at the Regional Tony Award winning Childrens Theater Company.
Andy has worked in Tokyo, Japan teaching improvisation and acting technique at the Tokyo International school. He also taught in Guanajuato, Mexico at an english language school helping children learn English through theater.
When not performing in shows Andy teaches Puppeteering, Puppet construction and Puppet Improv classes and Workshops.
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