Andrea Kramer has choreographed and taught dance for over 25 years. Since founding Ballet Forte at Wings Conservatory in 2003, her coaching and mentorship has propelled students on to Julliard, Ailey/Fordham, National Ballet of Canada, San Francisco Ballet School, American Ballet Theater, and the finals at Youth America Grand Prix at Lincoln Center and Prix De Lausanne. Andrea’s dance training began under the direction of Alfredo Corvino with the New Jersey Dance Theatre Guild, and continued through high school with Andra and Ernesta Corvino, E. Laura Hausmann, and Susan Chowning. Andrea also trained with Princeton Ballet under Dermot Burke and New Jersey Ballet under Eleanor D’Antuono and Edward Villella. She received three Gold Cup Scholarships from NJDTG, a RAD scholarship, and at age 16 won the East Coast Talent Olympics young choreographer’s award. As a dance major at Mason Gross at Rutgers University and later Montclair State
University, Andrea was selected by Laura Glenn to perform Jose Limon's "A Choreographic Offering" and was granted a summer scholarship by Alvin Ailey. She performed with Princeton Ballet II and Inner City Dance Ensemble, was demi
soloist with The Long Island Ballet, and was featured in works by Doris Humphrey, and Antony Tudor. Andrea performed with Shapiro and Smith, Melanie Stewart Dance Theatre, and
Wendy Perron at Jacob’s Pillow; danced for Prismatic Productions at Lincoln Center; and was a founding member of Moe-tion Dance Theater. Andrea’s distinctive choreography has been featured at the 14th Street Y’s
Choreographers’ Series, Jennifer Muller’s HATCH, Sweat Modern Dance Festival, Paul Taylor Youth Ensemble, Youth America Grand Prix, and L’Académie Américaine de Danse de Paris. Ms. Kramer, along side of Nuria Serra of Spain, founded the Bailar al Sol Dance Festival in 2014. The festival has been presented in Sitges Spain, Asbury Park New Jersey, and most recently in San Juan Puerto Rico where it included a cultural exchange program. Andrea is a sought after master instructor, lecturer, and choreographer. She has taught throughout the United States and Europe including American Academie of Dance Paris, Institute of the Arts Barcelona, Mason Gross School of Arts at Rutgers University. In 2014 Andrea was presented with the prestigious “Dance
Educator of The Year Award” presented by Dance Teacher Magazine.