Andrew Pearson

Bio

Andrew Pearson is an LA-based Movement Artist specializing in body-centric Performance, Creation, and Education. He received his training from the University of California, Irvine where he studied intensively under Loretta Livingston and Donald McKayle and has continued his professional training in Los Angeles with workshops and classes from some of Los Angeles’s most influential educators including Rosanna Gamson, Holly Johnston, John Pennington, Kate Hutter, and Maria Gillespie.

Andrew has danced with companies including BodyTraffic, Clairobscure, String Theory, LollieWorks, and The Union Project Dance Company. He was a performer with the Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company from 2011-2017. Andrew is also a sought after teacher, having taught guest classes nationally and internationally, as well as a choreographer who is actively creating and touring his solo work, and has been commissioned by many schools and companies.  

Andrew's solo work has been invited to perform at the Pasadena, Orange County, and LA Dance Festivals, The Center on Halsted in Chicago, Coachella Valley Repertory Theater, and the International Gdnask Dance Festival in Poland.  He currently teaches for the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (AMDA) and the Art of Acting Studio.  www.bodiesinplay.com

Instagram: @bodiesinplay