Andrew Prashad Andrew grew up in all aspects of art from a very young age. He is not only a solidly trained and versatile dancer, but a musician and an actor as well. Andrew has trained in some of the best studios and under some of the finest choreographers in Canada. Since then, he’s moved on to study under and take class from the world’s best tap dancers such as Savion Glover, Jason Samuel-Smith, Derick Grant, Aaron Tolson, Diane Walker, Chloe Arnold, Heather Cornell and Lane Alexander. Andrew has become a sought after adjudicator, choreographer and instructor, teaching master classes across North America and choreographing throughout the GTA. His choreography has been seen and recognized in national commercials, festivals, theatre productions and competitions where he has won top honours.
Recently, his Hip Hop choreography was showcased on MuchMusic’s Top 10 Videos with Fancy Footwork. Credits include principle roles in television shows, award winning short films, television commercials, TV movies, music videos and feature films. On stage he’s been in touring productions such as The History of Hip Hop, A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls and many more. He recently performed at National Tap Dance Day in Toronto and at the Eastern Canadian Tap Conference, where he also taught some master classes. He has also performed in the Montreal Chaos Festival, Toronto Fringe Festival and the Hamilton Fringe Festival.
Andrew is now on the ground floor of the Toronto Rhythm Initiative, as a choreographer and performer, putting tap dancing back in the public eye of the Toronto theatre scene. This award winning actor, musician, dancer and choreographer graduated from the University of Toronto at Mississauga with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in ‘Theatre and Performance’ as well as ‘French Literature’ and has been teaching dance, music and drama for 13 years with the goal of sharing his love for the arts with others.