Andrew Burleson

Andrew Burleson

Andrew  Burleson 

A North Carolina native, is a senior dance major at Marymount  Manhattan College in New York City pursuing a BFA in dance with a concentration in choreography and a minor in Business Administration.  He has been dancing since the age of 3 training in various forms including ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop,  tap, modern and dance composition. 

In 2012 Andrew was chosen to tour with NRG Dance Project, where he was given the opportunity to travel nationally and assist top choreographers from So You Think You Can Dance, America’s Best Dance Crew, Disney’s Shake It  Up, Step Up 2 and Britney Spears. During his dance competition career, Andrew was awarded numerous scholarships from highly recognized dance conventions such as JUMP, NUVO, and New York City Dance Alliance.  

In 2016 Andrew was awarded a college scholarship  from New York City Dance Alliance Foundation to attend his dream school. He continues to learn and grow through other dancers and enjoys being challenged. When he is not in school, Andrew works as a teacher and choreographer for over ten dance studios across  the United States, and tours with Star Dance Alliance. He has worked for several dance competitions and enjoys being able to empower the future generation of dancers. His choreography has won many awards, including top choreography at multiple competitions  such as Starpower, StarQuest, and NUVO, as well as critics choice awards at New York City Dance Alliance and Onstage New York.  

He loves teaching and sharing dance but also has an innate ability to be encouraging and bring out the best in his students. Most  recently, he began and is the Creative Director of Coalition Dance Project, LLC, a traveling teaching and choreographic company that focuses on providing a positive and empowering environment to teach and choreograph in. Andrew is continually encouraged by  those he teaches when he sees their passion for dance.