Adjunct Professor of Theatre
B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon UniversityM.F.A., Cleveland Play House/Case Western Reserve University
Erik Andrews is an actor, teacher and theater practitioner based in New York City. He is a certified teacher of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique which he has had the pleasure of teaching both in North America and Europe. In his seven years as an adjunct professor in the CW Post Theater Department, he has been deeply committed to helping students reveal the core of their artistic experience through movement and physical exploration.
He has performed and collaborated with several NYC-based companies and with regional theatres including The Pittsburgh Public Theatre, The Cleveland Play House, Washington DC's Fords Theatre, The Olney Theatre for the Performing Arts- Maryland, among others. Erik sits on the Board of Directors for NY Shakespeare Exchange, for whom he is also an Associate Artist focusing on devising new work through ensemble exploration. MFA – CWRU/Cleveland Play House. BFA – Carnegie Mellon University, Certificate-National Theatre Studio, London UK. Erik is a member of Actors Equity Association.
Michael Chekhov acting technique.
Lectures and Presentations
Presenter, "Imaginary/Character Body", Michael Chekhov Association Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway. (2010)
Member, Actors Equity Association