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Andrea Mychaels

Andrea Mychaels has been immersed in theatre and dance as an educator, choreographer, filmmaker and performer for more than 25 years. As a choreographer, she worked with Shawn T. (Hip-Hop Abs/Insanity), International Award winning Neo-Burlesque Troop, The Peek-A-Boo Revue " (America’s Got Talent, season 5), the New Jersey Nets Dance Team and was the Director for the Philadelphia Soul (AFL) Dance Team. As a vocalist, she has worked with such musical artists as Kathy Sledge, Taylor Dayne, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes and The Trammps. She is the recipient of three “Outstanding Choreography” awards for her work at various East Coast Regional Theatres and ICCA, and was a finalist in the Jazz Dance World Congress International Choreography Competition. Her dance film, SKIN, has been presented nationally and internationally at various film festivals and won her a featured article in WomenCinemakers magazine. She earned her MFA in Dance at Texas Woman’s University where she was awarded an academic scholarship and Graduate Teaching Assistantship, her Ed.M. in Dance Education at Rutgers University and B.A. in Dance at Stockton University where she was an Adjunct Professor in the Dance Department, teaching Jazz, Tap, Modern and Ballet as well as directing and choreographing for Dance and Theater Department Productions. In October 2012, Mychaels founded her dance company the Andrea Mychaels Dance Project (AMDP), which continues to be successful in providing performance opportunities for dancers and creating an entry point into the art of dance for a diverse population of youth through the company’s Educational and Community Outreach programming. (Andrea Mychaels Dance Project). In 2019, Mychaels developed and produced the En.act Artist Showcase, a performance series created to give local, established and emerging talent a platform to present their work in the Southern New Jersey area.