Andrés (SDC Member/Director’s Gathering Member) is a Colombian director, choreographer, and perfor-mer based in New York City. 

Currently, Andrés is the Associate Artistic Director at The Phoenix Theatre. He has worked with theatre companies such as Out of the Box Theatrics, Misi Productions, Teatro SEA, Fuego Celta and Play Nice Theatre Company.

Andrés is the founder of Cumbres Musical in Colombia, a preprofe-ssional theatre program. He is also part of the founders of C.R.E.A. Collaborate to Reimagine and Evolve the Arts in New York City.

As a director, he has worked on numerous theatrical productions both Off-Broadway and Regionally — including theaters such as the Davenport Theatre, the Kraine Theater, and the American Theatre of Actors, among others.  His work as a creator has extended to numerous mediums beyond the theatre, including choreography and film direction.  Within his acting career, Andrés has performed in various theatrical productions, film pieces, and dance works. Some career highlights include Indio in West Side Story, Peter Pan in Peter/Wendy, and How The Westons Won. He graduated from Misi School of Musical Theatre and The New York Film Academy’s Musical Theater and Film Professional Conservatory.