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Andrea Dantas has been performing professionally for 20 years all over the world; in film, theater and television. After years of working professionally in South America, in 2002 she moved to Australia to study the Meisner Technique under  Sanford Meisner alumni Billy Milionis, at The Actor’s Pulse in Sydney, then relocated to Europe to act and direct. Her studies include: The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, The School of Physical Theater in London, Teatro Olmetto in Milan and Playhouse West Los Angeles, where she studied for five years. She has won Best Supporting Actress at the 2013 PHW Film Festival in Los Angeles for the motion picture Daisy's. Her directorial works include Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, Luigi Pirandello’s Liola, Samuel Beckett’s EndgameWhat The Flowers Say ( inspired by the works of Garcia Lorca), and Such Nice Shoes which has been nominated for Outstanding  Solo Performance and Outstanding Innovative Design by the 2017 NY Innovative Theater Awards.  She has also been an influential acting instructor at Playhouse West Brooklyn Lab for three consecutive years. She currently teaches a legitimate two year program on the Meisner Technique at her own Conservatory in New York City, as well as several workshops at major acting studios around the world in cities such as: Paris, Rome, Madrid, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro (where she has been the only Meisner Technique teacher to be a part of the International Acting Exchange Festival). Recently, Andrea debuted her Fragmented Frida play at the prestigious BAM Theater in New York, in which she portrayed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.