Andrea soars at dance rehearsal. She has choreographed and danced for R. Kelly’s Best of Both Worlds, Key in the Ignition and TP2.com tours and appeared in his “Happy People,” “Thoia Thong” and “You Remind Me of Something” videos.
Andrea, center, founded Dream Tu Dance Productions. Her goal is to open a dance academy on Chicago’s Southside, where Black girls can learn the styles of dance luminaries such as Alvin Ailey, Bob Fosse and Martha Graham.
One year Andrea received the ultimate anniversary present from her former husband. It was a surprise. He pretended to take her to a restaurant and told her to close her eyes. He really took her to Debbie Allen’s studio to meet her idol and first dance teacher from watching “Fame” episodes.