At the age of three, Andrea began dance training in Hillsboro, Oregon. She continued to train at the Joffrey Ballet, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, and Loyola Marymount University, where she received a BA in dance in 2009. After graduating she joined Northwest Dance Project in Portland, Oregon, where she received a Princess Grace Dance Fellowship award in 2010. For 11 years she performed nationally and internationally, as well as choreographed contemporary dance works for the project company and students. Over the past four years Andrea has self produced three dance theater pieces for live theater and film. She’s currently in residence with Portland based organization, From the Ground Up, and creating a new solo autobiographical work. She teaches dance throughout the greater Portland area and is also on faculty at Pacific University.