Faculty

Andy Gale

Musical Theatre, Acting (College)

Andy Gale most recently directed the show Kathleen Turner: Finding My Voice, which had triumphant runs at London’s Other Palace Theater and New York’s legendary Café Carlyle.

Andy has spent ten seasons with the Chautauqua Opera as Stage Director of the pops concert with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, as well as teaching master classes. He has also staged productions of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change across the United States and Australia and directed Audra McDonald with the Boston Pops for PBS.

A sought-after private acting coach in the Broadway community, Andy has also taught acting at Vassar College, Barnard College, and in the Discover Opera program at Manhattan School of Music, as well as having been a guest teacher at the Julliard School and a master teacher at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. For five years Andy was the co-director of the Buck Hill Music Festival Young Scholars program. He is also currently on the faculty of the Peridance Certificate Program.

As an actor, Andy Gale has appeared on Broadway in the original productions of Rags, Side Show, the musical Jane Eyre, and The World of Sholem Aleichem, and in national tours of Les Misérables, The Secret Garden, and Cats.

A graduate of Antioch College, Andy was also the art and film critic for The Sacramento Bee.