Andrew is a lifelong traveler and cook. Born into a military family, he became used to moving frequently and having to learn new things. He enjoys the rich variety of life. After a first career as a dancer with the Hartford Ballet and Ohio Ballet companies, Andrew did his undergraduate degree at the University of Akron and then went to Kent State for graduate school. All along the way he has been a cook in restaurants from New Orleans to New York City. Andrew also collaborates with his writing partner, Vikas Khanna, on cookbooks in addition to the Holy Kitchens film series. Andrew is the writer of Flavors First, recently published by Lake Isle Press.
New York City Ballet's Art Series is off to a great start thanks to the fun and provocative work of Faile, an art duo based in Brooklyn. NYCB is once again asserting its place as a leading Arts organization thanks to the forward thinking leadership of Peter Martins.Jump on the DanceWagon: Four Emerging Women Choreographers April 24, 2013
Gala occasions for dance companies are usually about packing in as many stars as possible who then oblige the audience by showing off with excessive pyrotechnics. The Joyce Foundation Spring Gala, honoring Paige Royer and Kerry Clayton as well as Michele and Steven Pesner, bucked the trend by having four different repertory pieces performed by a highly diverse group of dancers assembled from across the dance world. March 11, 2013
As New York City Ballet's winter season winds down in its final week there is still plenty of news being made. Ana Sophia Scheller's debut in the role of Princess Aurora was a resounding success while Savannah Lowery sparkled as the Lilac Fairy.BWW Reviews: Pacific Northwest Ballet's ROMEO ET JULIETTE February 19, 2013
Cleveland-based GroundWorks DanceTheater, under the direction of David Shimotakahara, makes its first appearance at 2013 APAP showcase in New York City. This is a great dance company that is all about creating and performing new works.