Andrea began her dance career in Wakefield, MA where she trained formally in ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, tap, and Latin ballroom. In 2010 she graduated from DTCB’s Dance Education Training Course. From 2011-2013, she toured with Excel in Motion dance convention as an Elite Dancer assisting So You Think You Can Dance headliners such as: tWitch, Alison Holker, Lauren Froderman, and Kent Boyd.
Andrea continued her dance career throughout college at Boston University as a member of the schools Division I Varsity dance team. During her time on the team she won two NDA National Championship titles for D1 Hip-Hop in 2014 and Jazz in 2016. Some of her recent performances include: Wayfair commercials, Boston Community Dance Project’s Internalize, the Liberty Hotel’s Illuminate Gala, and Boston’s Contemporary Dance Festival with Urbanity Dance Company.
Following college, Andrea continued to pursue dance as a career. For four years she was the Head Coach of Bentley University’s dance team where she led the team to Multiple National titles. At the same time, she worked as the director of a local dance company, DanceWorks Boston, where she provided post-college dance and performance opportunities for nearly 250 dancers annually.
Now, Andrea happily teaches her hardworking students at LaPierre School of Dance, Directs the Melrose Youth Ballet, enjoys choreographing for the Wakefield High School Dance Team, and continues to offer master classes throughout the Boston area. In addition, she works in Social Media Marketing at Emerson College. More than anything Andrea loves sharing her passion for the art of dance with others and is excited to be back with her MYB family for another Nutcracker season!