Andrew Gilbert is the Musical Director here at DAC and has an extraordinary gift for working with children. With a Bachelors degree in Performing and Visual Arts and Education from Nova Southeastern University and additional artistic studies at the University of Florida, Andrew's experience and qualifications are a perfect fit for our Broadway Stars musical theater program. For the past 5 years he has been on faculty at the University School of Nova Southeastern as their Lower School Musical Director and Assistant Director, directing such children's shows as Annie, Fugitive Songs, The Adventures of Lewis and Clark, American Bandstand, Jungle Book Jr, Aladin Jr and Mulan Jr. Since 2008, Andrew also serves as the Musical Director for the Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts, where he has been writing and producing full-length musicals for students of the arts, and bringing their original works of art to the stage. Along his journey, he has also worked as Music Director for several profressional companies and theatres including the Mainstreet Players, Promethean Theatre, Thinking Cap Theatre and Viridian. Upon returning to the Palm Beaches, he continues to instruct students in piano, guitar and voice, and to work as a freelance musician providing services in composition, recording and production and musical arragements. Andrew was born and raised right here in Wellington, and so returning home, he is excited to grow the arts community here in his own hometown!