ANDREA ROMANO holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from the State University of New York at Fredonia. She taught Theatre History at Rutgers University in New Jersey where she was also a member of the Graduate Program in Acting. In Los Angeles, Andrea worked at Abrams-Rubaloff Talent Agency where she began as an assistant and was franchised as a voice over talent agent in 1981. She then moved to Special Artists Agency where she opened their voice over department.
ANDREA has been casting and directing voices for over 30 years. Her credits include a 5 1/2 year stint as casting director at Hanna Barbera, directing Disney’s original DUCK TALES, RESCUE RANGERS and some seasons of WINNIE THE POOH, many of Universal’s LAND BEFORE TIME home videos, Warner Bros. STEVEN SPEILBERG PRESENTS TINY TOON ADVENTURES, ANIMANIACS, PINKY AND THE BRAIN, as well as BATMAN THE ANIMATED SERIES, SUPERMAN, BATMAN BEYOND, TEEN TITANS, JUSTICE LEAGUE, and JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED. Also for Warner Bros., Andrea directed 25+ direct to video films in conjunction with DC Comics and Warner Home Video. Her other credits include 3 seasons of “THE BOONDOCKS” for Sony, and “AVATAR, THE LAST AIRBENDER”, “THE LEGEND OF KORRA”, “EL TIGRE”, AND “SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS” for Nickelodeon. Most recently completed directing “TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES” for Nickelodeon, “VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER”” and “PUSS IN BOOTS” for Dreamworks/Netflix, “NIKO AND THE SWORD OF LIGHT” for Titmouse Studios and Amazon.
This eight-time Emmy award winning director has also directed several animated features, many video games and ‘talking toy’ projects as well as numerous commercials, promos and internet projects.
Andrea retired in September of 2017, but does continue to appear at various Comic Cons. She is currently traveling, writing her memoirs and sometimes can be found directing the occasional special project.