Andrew Levine has enjoyed a multifaceted career in the performing arts, working as a musician, arts administrator, educator and producer. Andrew served as managing director for the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in lower Manhattan where he also curated music and poetry programs for the multi-arts center owned by the Archdiocese of New York . Previously Andrew served as the Executive Director of the York Theatre Company where, among other shows, he helped produce Cagney, award-winning revivals of Closer Than Ever and Storyville, and staged concert readings of Stephen Sondheim’s Saturday Night and Stephen Flaherty’s and Lynn Ahrens’ My Favorite Year.
Andrew is a long-time champion of emerging musical theater writers, and worked to expand the York’s NEO (New, Emerging, Outstanding) program for three years running. He played a major role in the development of new musical theater works at Perry-Mansfield in Steamboat Springs, CO partnering with ASCAP’s Michael Kerker and Stephen Schwartz to develop The Blue Flower, Hudsucker Proxy and River’s End.
At 10 years old he saw his first musical, the 1965 revival of Carousel. Years later he had the privilege of accompanying John Raitt in his musical biography concert and of learning from John’s wisdom and fearlessness.
As an educator Andrew served as the resident musical director at the Savannah College of Art and Design for four years and was an adjunct instructor for the musical theater programs at PACE University and The Hartt School. He recently taught theater management at Western Connecticut State University.
His contributions as a theatrical producer include The Blue Flower (Prospect Theater), Virtuosa (NYMF), Speed The Plow (Broadway) and Carousel (West End).