is best known for producing and directing innovative theatrical projects under Cardinal Theatricals, including the Twin Cities premiere of Andrew Lippa’s THE WILD PARTY at the Fitzgerald Theater as well as a sold-out staging of RENT at The Lab Theater and THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW LIVE! Starring DON SHELBY, which WCCO dubbed "The Show of the Year!". Recently he returned from Tokyo, where he was the Associate Director for JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT, as well as the Ordway Center’s production in association with Broadway Asia. His direction/choreography has been seen across the globe including several productions for Norwegian Cruise Line (Artistic Director), Minicai Center, Gateway Playhouse, Bristol Riverside Theater and Minnesota Fringe Festival (Best of Fringe). He’s been an Artistic Associate of Music Theatre International, Ordway Center and is a graduate of the CTI - Commercial Theatre Program. As an actor he has been seen Off-Broadway, national tour, at Radio City Music Hall - in addition to numerous regional theatres ranging from Florida Stage (Carbonell Award Nominee) to the Ordway, Chanhassen and State Theatre. Andrew received his BFA in Drama from New York University/Tisch School of the Arts and is a member of Actors Equity, SAG and SDC. www.andrewrasmussen.com
I have been in the industry since 1996.