Andrew Simpson, Summer Intern
Andrew is a graduate of West Scranton High School. During his time at WSHS, Andrew has performed with the West Scranton Players for all four years. Some of his well-known roles include Johnny Casino in Grease the Musical, Jason Cross in High School Musical, Shrek in Shrek the Musical, and Gomez Addams in the Addams Family the Musical. He was nominated in 2014 for best actor as Shrek with the NEPA Stars Awards and in 2015 for best actor as Gomez with E.S.T.A. Awards, with the Addams Family the Musical winning best overall musical.
Andrew has also been a part of CaPAA portraying the role of Jack Kelly in Newsies the Musical. Over the years he has had training in singing, dancing, and acting from professional artists, making him the performer he is today. Andrew has trained with the stellar CaPAA staff and also had the opportunity to take a dance class Broadway Dance Center in New York City.
Andrew is currently studying Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fl. While attending UCF Andrew is a Cast Member at the Walt Disney World Resort. He plans to become a performer with the Walt Disney Company in his future, obtaining his dream of becoming a performer with Disney Cruise Line. Andrew has a passion for musical theater and loves to share his theater experiences with others. He is super excited to be working as an intern at this year’s CaPAA Summer Camp.