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Andy started his directing career as assistant to directors at The Hague, English National Opera, Royal Opera of Wallonie (Leige), Opera North, Houston Grand Opera, LA Opera, Seattle Opera and Cincinnati Opera. He directed Harbour City Opera's  Suor Angelica in 2013.

Andy has established himself as one of the leading Freelance Resident Directors at Opera Australia over many years. He first worked for the company in 2013 assisting Gale Edwards on her of stage production of  La Boheme , a production he has revived three times. Since then he has been a regular guest, assisting Simon Phillips on  L'elisir d'amore , Bruno Ravella on  Faust , Sir David McVicar on Cosi  fan tutte and  Marriage of Figaro , (which he revived in Melbourne), and Damiano Michieletto on  Cavalleria Rusticana  and  Pagliacci , which he also revived in Melbourne. On the harbour, he has assisted Gale Edwards twice more, on her  Carmen  and  Aida , La Fura Dels Baus on  Madame Butterfly , Chen Shi-Zheng on  Turandot -  also with 2018’s designer, Dan Potra - and was at the helm last year to revive Gale's  Carmen . In 2018 he assisted Simon Phillips again in reviving his  Il Turco in Italia .

Andy made his debut as director for Opera Australia in 2018, taking the reins on his first production for the company this being La Boheme (Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour) , which was a great critical success.