Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan is a director and producer. He recently completed a Directing and Producing Mentorship at the New York Foundation for the Arts' Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program (NYFA-IAP). Since 2011, he has divided his time between Manila (Philippines), New Jersey, and New York City where he took on various production roles in non-profit theater, festivals, cultural organizations and other art related fields. Mr. Pamintuan’s recent artistic work and advocacy has been working as Festival Director and founder of The Manila Fringe Festival (Fringe Manila), a multi-genre international art festival that inaugurated in February of 2015.
In 2013, Andrei was nominated for a BroadwayWorld Award (Philippines) as Best Director for his work in Sa Wakas – A New Pinoy (Filipino) Rock Musical staged at PETA Theater. Sa Wakas, which he also co-wrote, garnered BroadwayWorld Award Nominations for Best Filipino Musical, Best Musical Arrangement and Best Music. It was a featured performance at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ MUSIKAL!, a concert celebrating original Filipino musicals of the last five years (2010-2014).
Andrei has collaborated and programmed performances at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA Manila), the Ayala Museum, De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, and the Tandang Sora National Shrine Museum for the Quezon City Cultural Arts Council.
Previous non-profit theater work include: The Manila Fringe Festival (Fringe Manila) where he is the current Festival Director, Company Events Associate at Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ (2011/2012 Season), Artistic and Administrative Assistant at ReVision Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ (2012 Summer Season), and Venue Director at the New York International Fringe Festival (2012, 2013). He has also work in productions at the New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF) and the United Solo Festival, in addition to being a participant in Australia for the Adelaide Fringe Festival’s Honeypot Program.
Manila: Real Life Fairytales (Dir.,The Sandbox Collective), Sa Wakas – A New Pinoy (Filipino) Rock Musical (Dir. & Librettist, Culture Shock Productions), Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Dir.), Spring Awakening (Dir.), Stages of Love (Dir. & Script), Tony Perez's Basted (Dir. & Adaptation), Ancient History (Dir.), The 25th Disney's High School Musical (Asst. Dir.), Vagina Monologues (Asst. Dir.), All Shook Up (Dir.), FORever REP (Producer), forARTISTS (Producer). BFA in Theatre Arts - Directing from Ateneo de Manila University (Loyola Schools Award for the Arts Awardee 2007).
NYC: ESSPY (Dir., Ma-Yi Theater Co.), Superbia (Dir., Leviathan Lab), Monica Before and After (Dir., Asian And…), Sexter (Dir., Asian And…), Off to the Motherland We Go (Dir., Leviathan Lab), Rules of Engagement (Dir., Leviathan Lab), Love, Liz (Asst. Dir., United Solo Festival), and Standby: The Musical (Asst. Dir. NYMF).
Regional/NJ: A Wind in the Willows Christmas (Dir. Observership, Two River Theater), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Asst. Dir. & Dramaturg, L!VE Asbury Park), Spring Awakening (Asst. Dir. & Dramaturg, Revision Theater), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Asst. Dir., Exit 82), and On the Town (Asst. Dir., Exit 82).