Andréa Burns

Andréa Burns

Actress and Singer, Live and In Color

She is a Drama Desk Award winner for Daniela, the saucy hairdresser role she created in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical, In The Heights. Broadway credits: The Rose Tattoo, On Your Feet!, The Nance, In the Heights, The Ritz, The Full Monty, and Beauty and the Beast. Andréa began her career in the original company of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs For A New World, and was handpicked by Stephen Sondheim to play Celeste in his musical, Saturday Night shortly thereafter. She received a National Broadway Award nomination for her performance as “Lucille Frank” in Parade under the direction of Harold Prince.

In 2020 she created #AndréaMondays an in-depth interview series of Broadway luminaries as a branch of Stars In The House, raising funds for both The Actors Fund and the NAACP. rg’s film adaptation of West Side Story, due for release in December of 2021.

A passionate educator, Andréa serves on the faculties of NYU, MSU Andréa is also the Artistic Associate of the Christchurch Musical Theatre Summer School in New Zealand (CIMTSS). She serves as the current Artist- in-Residence in the Musical Theater program at PACE University.

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