Andrew is the Associate Dean, Performance and an Associate Professor at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Cert IV in Assesment & Workplace Training, TAFE WA.
Master of Arts in Theatre & Film Studies, The University of New South Wales, 1998.
Diploma Of Performing Arts in Theatre, Edith Cowan University, 1991.
Diploma in Drama, United Kingdom, 1981.
Recent Research Grants
An Innovative Research Collaboration between ECU/WAAPA and Onward Production through an exploration of a “Whole-Theatre” Production of Clinchfield, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,
2011 - 2014, $40,000.
Widening the Lens on Indigenous Storytelling: New Voices in Digital Distribution, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Smith, A., Adams, L., (2019), Empowering the next generation of actors through the creation of student-centred self-devised dramatic work. 015 – AusAct: The Australian Actor Training Conference 2018, 15(Sep 1–2 2018), 119–131, online, Fusion Journal.
Creative Arts Research Outputs
Barbe, F., Smith, A., (2015), Tender Napalm (co-director). 8th Asia-Pacific Bureau Theatre Schools and Director's Conference, Singapore Airline Theatre, La Salle College of the Arts.
Research Student Supervision
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), My worst ever night at the best school ball ever: Creating taboo theatre for teenagers.
Doctor of Philosophy, (Re)presenting masculinity: A theatre director's critical observations of, and theatrical experimentations with, (re)presentations of masculinity in selected works of contemporary Australian theatre
Doctor of Philosophy, Creatively pursuing persona: Finding identity through directing
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), The absurd reality of satire in neil labutes 'fat pig': A director's exploration to emphasize satire through the staging of a production.
Doctor of Philosophy, Directing through dialogue: A theatre director's exploration of leadership
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), The fifth sparrow: In memory of mollie skinner