with Andy Parkhurst – Managing Director, Spinning Tree Theatre
Andy teaches private dance instruction to young musical theatre and concert dance performers as well as to Kansas City’s emerging professionals. With a focus on building a solid and healthy technique, Andy coaches American musical theatre dance styles to prepare the young artist for a variety of auditions and performing experiences. The one-on-one dance class provides a secure, focused environment free of unnecessary competition.
For Private Coaching rates and availability: (816) 569-5277 or email@example.com
Kansas City directing/choreography credits: Narnia (Starlight Theatre at The Kauffman Center); The Fantasticks and Make Me a Song: The Music of William Finn (Spinning Tree Theatre); Once Upon a Mattress and Bugsy Malone Jr (Coterie Theatre); Variety Show 2012 (KC Variety The Children’s Charity at The Midland Theatre); Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (New Theatre Restaurant).
Upcoming directing/choreography credits: Flat Stanley (Starlight Theatre at The Kauffman Center); Shipwrecked! An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As told by Himself) and Hello Again (Spinning Tree Theatre); Annie Jr (Coterie Theatre).
Broadway: Assistant choreographer on Curtains (choreographed by Rob Ashford).
Broadway national tour: Mamma Mia!, Chicago.
NYC choreography credits: Wood (New York Musical Theatre Festival); the first NYC revival of Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party; Eternal Anniversary (59E59 Theatre); Over the Tavern (Penguin Rep).
Regional choreography credits: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Brigadoon (The Barnstormers Theatre in New Hampshire); Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (Illinois Shakes).
Teaching Artist: Coterie Theatre, Starlight Theatre, Accelerated School Overland Park, Princeton Day School.
Education: BFA, Texas Christian University. Young Artist Scholar, American Dance Festival.
Union Affiliation: Actors’ Equity Association; Associate, Society of Directors and Choreographers.