Andreas Bongard

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Andreas Bongard graduated in the class of 2014 with a Masters-degree in musical theatre performance from New York University Steinhardt School.
He received his BFA from the renowned Folkwang University of Arts in Essen, Germany and studied voice in the studios of Noelle Turner and Michael Ricciardone.
He has appeared as Claude in Hair, Dick in High Fidelity (European Premiere), Rodney Hatch in One Touch of Venus, Dusoleil in Amour (German Premiere), Schroeder in ... Charlie Brown and Radames in Aida. As a soloist he has been involved in CD recordings and TV productions and his versatile concert activities brought him to several countries, including China. He has participated in several master classes worldwide, one where he worked with Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown. At the German Rock and Pop Awards he received first and second prize as “Best Musical Theatre Singer” and “Best Pop Singer”.
In New York he's been involved in several readings of new musicals, short-films and voice-over projects and has been seen in NYU's productions of City Of Angels, Sweet Smell Of Success, Carousel and Oh, What A Lovely War under director Meg Bussert. He is fluent in German and English.
Last summer he played the role of Elijah in the new musical The 8th Fold at the New York International Fringe Festival. Andreas is proud to be a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.