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Andrew Blair
BFA-Professional Acting
Class of 2006


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Click on the link below to read the article of Andrew's latest career venture.  He will be appearing in a world premiere off-off Broadway production of BRANCHED, an over-the-top comedy by Erin Mallon.


Andrew Blair (BFA-Theatre Arts, Professional Acting) writes to let us know that the TV show, Giving You The Business, in which he and Lauren Pearce (BFA-Theatre Arts, Professional Acting) are both featured on The Food Network, starts airing with the pilot episode.  Andrew is in the pilot and Lauren joins him on 4 of the 8 remaining episodes. Congratulations to the two of them and best wishes for a good run.

Andrew Blair and just returned from the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival in Florida.  He had a great experience capped off by taking home the Jury Award for Best Short Film. Andrew was also awarded the Best Actor Award for the entire festival (including feature films). http://www.news-press.com/article/20120501/ENT/120501022/Fort-Myers-Beach-Film-Festival-winners-announced 
Ha has three new festivals to announce, two of them in the New York area:
The Hoboken Film Festival. This is a very nice festival held June 1-7 with gala, red carpet events hosted by comedian Gilbert Gottfried with some big stars in attendance. Easy Street screens Saturday, June 2nd 2:00 at the beautiful Hudson Cinemas in Jersey City right off the PATH train. Website: www.hobokeninternationalfilmfestival.com
• The 15th annual Long Island International Film Expo. This festival takes place July 12-19 in Bellmore, Long Island. The film screens Monday, July 16th at noon at the Bellmore Movies. Website: www.liifilmexpo.org.
The Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival. This festival is held from June 1-3. We screen Saturday, June 2nd. Website: http://www.pghindie.com.