BIOGRAPHY

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[Image Description: Standing by! Andrea, a Mexican-American, is at the tech table as the stage manager for Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play. She has brown hair and is wearing a headset around her head. She is looking at a page in her prompt book with her hand on the "Call" button.]

THE STAGE MANAGER

Andrea is a stage manager and graduated in Spring 2021 with her BA in Technical Theatre Arts at California State University, Long Beach. For five seasons, Andrea was a resident stage manager for The Western Stage. Some of her other work with the company included being a production stage manager and producer for their programs, 2X4 BASH and SpringFEST.

For her commitment to theatre arts, Andrea was accepted into Hartnell College's Boronda International Study Program in 2016 to study abroad with fellow recipents in Paris, France.  Later, Andrea received honorable mention for her work as a stage manager while studying and was nominated for the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Stage Management Fellowship (2018-9). In 2019, Andrea was recipient to the Monterey County Theatre Alliance Student Scholarship and, this year, Andrea was announced as one of the scholarship recipients from CSU, Long Beach's Theatre Arts Scholarship Committee for Fall 2020-21.

Andrea obtained her AA in Theatre Arts in 2018, and, in 2019, her AS in Mathematics at Hartnell College. She is a member of the Stage Manager Association. In her free time, Andrea enjoys camping and hiking with her partner, Robert, who is also a stage manager.

LIFE ON THE HEADSET

More coming soon!