Andy is an actor, musician, and composer hailing from Wisconsin. Mr Talen grew up around the stage acting in countless productions for his parents theatre company Youth Theatre Company. Most fondly, through middle school, high school, and college, Andy was a part of a three-person juggling troupe called the SQUIRREL DODGERS. Not only did they perform at numerous private and public functions around the state of Wisconsin, but Andy did so with his two brothers.
Upon graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Andy moved to Lenox, MA where he worked as an actor and teaching artist at SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY. After a short time in Chicago, Mr Talen was accepted into the graduate acting program at Columbia University. Some of Andy’s greatest friends and collaborators emerged from this intense program, and kick started his tenure in New York City.
Since graduation Andy Talen has actively pursued an acting career in New York. Acting highlights include the OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE Award Nominee CHURCH & STATE at New World Stages, a bartender role on A CRIME TO REMEMBER on the Discovery Channel, and performer in the New York City Company of BLUE MAN GROUP. Consequently Mr Talen is proficient at drumming, clown work, and catching objects in his mouth from across the room.