Andrea is a vivacious, confident, outgoing girl with superior memory and maturity beyond her years. She takes directions very well, speaks with excellent diction, and loves to be in front of the camera. Although she is new to the world of acting, she is very passionate about her work and has received training at Second City, The Green Room, Acting Studio Chicago, John Casablancas, and Western Springs Children’s Theater.
Her training and character have fueled her early success in the entertainment industry. Andrea has already appeared in several commercials such as KFC, DuPage Medical Group and Toys “R” Us. Additionally, she has appeared in several print ads, including DuPage Medical Group, Second City and Seventh Avenue, and she has modeling experience with Lord & Taylor Back to School Fashion Show and has won the Spotlight Midwest Preliminary Petite Photogenic Competition.
Andrea’s ability to excel extends far beyond acting and modeling. Starting to play piano at the age of 4, she is a calm, cool and accomplished performer who has receive a perfect score and has never placed outside of the top 3 at regional piano competitions such as the Granquist Music Competition and Illinois Music Association State Olympic Contest. Because of her exceptional test score she was invited to perform at the Illinois State Teacher’s Association Achievement in Music (AIM) honors recital.
Andrea receives her training in piano and voice at Noteworthy Piano Studio where she is given ample opportunity to perform at recitals and competitions. She was a vocal soloist with the Forever Praise Choir for The Christmas Story performance at Immanuel Hall, and she performed her first vocal recital at the Steinway Piano Gallery.
Andrea is able to translate her aptitude for the musical arts to physical motion and the dance arts. In dance she also competes at a regional and national level as a member of the Lively Arts Elite Dance Company, where she also has never placed outside of the top 3. At the national level, the Spotlight Midwest National Dance Cup, she placed 2nd for her each of the dances in which she performed: open solo, jazz trio, hip hop small group, and musical theatre large group. She is currently training in ballet, hip hop, jazz, tap, and musical theater at Lively Arts Elite.
Andrea seems to succeed at anything that she wants. She is an excellent student at least 2 years above her current grade level in reading, something in particular she enjoys, and math. Even though her schedule is busy enough, she still finds the energy to enjoy doing all sort of art projects, playing tennis, ice skating, learning Spanish, and anything Disney. All the while her fun loving personality will keep you laughing.
Learn more about Andrea by calling Gray Talent Group and checking out her face book page at www.facebook.com/Andrea.C.Talent.