Andria Goldin

Andria attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts during her middle school years and travelled the USA bus and truck style with a musical show during her high school years. Staying in people’s homes across the country left an indelible impression on her as she observed first-hand how others think, live and dress, according to the economic necessities and surroundings of their lives.

Andria apprenticed at the John Drew Theatre and was an assistant for two years at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. She earned her BFA degree from Boston University’s School of Fine Arts.

Andria established her lighting design career in New York City on Broadway and Off Broadway, working with the best directors and playwrights on original plays and musicals, as well as with regional theatres. She toured with Julliard’s The Acting Company and several dance and opera companies. She also taught Theatre Arts at the Alvin Ailey School of Dance.

From there, Andria worked many years for a major multi-media event company as part of a team that produced leading edge corporate launches and meetings that often included musical and acting presentations.

Miry Brook Johnson is Andria’s first completed novel. Women’s Fiction. Set in the Plains of Oklahoma, it is about a lonely, insecure girl and how she finds herself through cooking and learns to become a grown-up.

Andria's second novel, Nocturnal Run, is Historical Fiction Fantasy which begins in1568 when the "Pockets," two mysterious wooden spheres are divined to impart healing energy and spiritual messages to troubled souls. Today three distant cousins are responsible for their survival through their courage and a little time travel.

She has written several short stories which received several Honorable Mentions in several writing contests. She also wrote many pieces, interviews, and blogs through Hotel Industry publications and

Andria is a member of the American Writers and Artists, Inc. (AWAI) and Circle of Success and has attended writer’s conferences and workshops, including the Writer’s Digest Conference and Pitch Slam in New York City.

She lives in Ridgefield, CT.