Is a Puerto Rican director, actor, and teaching artist based in New York. He graduated from The New School for Drama with a degree in MFA Directing. His early studies were at the University of Puerto Rico with a degree in both Architecture and Drama. During his studies, Andrés was recognized by the university with awards in both directing and set design. In 2010, he created his own production company, Arte Zanquia’o, where he directed, produced, and acted in a variety of performances that ranged from improv shows to original works. The success of his company would capture the attention of the most prestigious theaters in Puerto Rico, who invited Andrés to lend his directing talents to their new play development programs. In New York, he joined the creative team of Teatro LATEA, where he opened a resident theater company called Teatro 220. He has worked as an Assistant Director to Alexander Mikhail on a production of Twelfth Night and directed a staged reading for LaMicro Theatre at Shetler Theatre. Selected credits include: Cymbeline (The New School for Drama), A Dead Man’s Apartment ( The New School for Drama), Blood Wedding (The New School for Drama).
“I look forward to exploring, expanding, and physicalizing the essence of the text to highlight the character’s states of mind. My work provoke the audience to submerge into the darkest and purest places of the psyches of each character and the play.”