Andrea Fantauzzi is an actor (SAG-AFTRA), producer, director, writer and teaching artist. She is a graduate of The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, The Second City, and is the owner and founder of the production company Fanta-Zee, LLC.
Her professional debut came at the age of 12 in The Wizard of Oz at Starlight Theatre in Kansas City. Having originated multiple roles, she's most well-known for originating Teen Fiona/Peter Pan in the Theatre for Young Audiences version of Shrek the Musical at The Coterie and Ann – 18 in And Other Fairy Tales premiering in New York. Kansas City knows Andrea best for her work as Susan Pevensie in Narnia the Musical presented by Starlight Theatre and performed at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts.
In 2014, she received critical acclaim for her title performance in the coming of age drama Adira, which was selected by Project Greenlight in 2014 as one of the top 200 Indie Films in the United States. Fantauzzi is also notable for her work in Quality of Life sharing the screen with Kim Rhodes (Supernatural; The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) along with her upcoming series regular role of Sarah Ellington in the dystopian drama, Black Zone.
Her directorial debut came with her very well received film Letters from a Father, which premiered at the Kansas International Film Festival back in 2017. Shortly after, Andrea became a multi-award winning director with dozens of awards and nominations in various categories. She began her production career at 19, with the creation of the Custom Reel Division of Breakthrough Reels, with her colleague Chris Bylsma, where she performed as a Co-Director along with being Lead Writer. She later worked on Season 4 of both NBC’s The Blacklist and FXX’s The Americans while attending The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Other shows include: NBC’s The Voice and MTV’s Broke A$$ Game Show.