Andrew Rich

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Associate Professor of Theatre Arts; Designer
(704) 406-2777


  • B.A. University of Arkansas
  • M.F.A. Indiana University


Mr. Andrew Rich is an Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Designer for the Theatre Arts Department at Gardner-Webb University. Mr. Rich has served as theatre educator for over sixteen years. He has designed scenery and lighting for over 50 productions in academic theatre.

In addition to his academic experience, Andrew works as a professional scenic and lighting designer. His work has appeared primarily in Pennsylvania at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Harrisburg Opera, Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, and Media Theatre to name a few.

Mr. Rich has a passion for preparing his students to work in the entertainment industry. He specializes in teaching scenic and lighting design, theatrical design history, and scenic artistry.