Danced for 15 years at Tynan's School of Performing Arts where she received her training under the founder and owner Marge Tynan. Andrea received two B.A. degrees from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI in Elementary Education and Dance/Performance. She was a member of the University's Dance Company, RWU Repertory Dance Theatre, all eight semesters she attended the University. While in RI she created a dance program at the local YMCA which she brought to the Albany YMCA when she returned to the area. Upon returning to Albany she has taught at Sylvan Learning Center, substitute taught at St. Pius X School, worked for the Albany YMCA, joined the Ultimate Dance All-star team, and performed with the Albany Conquest Arena Football dance team. She is currently enrolled at Sage Graduate School in the School Counseling program. Andrea is now currently a member of the National Dance Education Organization.