Department of Drama
Professor of Practice, Musical Theater
Program Coordinator, Musical Theater
Andrea Leigh-Smith has worked as a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher for more than 30 years in the U.S. and Canada. Broadway credits include Jerome Robbins Broadway and SMILE. She also has numerous credits with national tours, Radio City Music Hall, and major regional theaters in the U.S. and Canada.
Leigh-Smith is co-founder and resident choreographer for the Irondale Ensemble Project Canada and the Building Company. Her repertoire consists of more than 40 choreographic works, including contemporary modern, jazz, and musical theater. She is a former faculty member of the Ballet and Dance Center and a certified Pilates instructor. Department of Drama choreographic credits include Arabian Nights, Lysistrata, A New Brain, The Cradle Will Rock, Merrily We Roll Along, Violet, Seussical, and Avenue Q.
The Department of Drama opened its 2015-16 season with "Kiss Me, Kate," directed by David Lowenstein.