Andrew Perez is an actor and writer based in L.A. He grew up doing Bay Area theatre with the A.C.T. Young Conservatory, with whom he toured the Royal National Theatre in London as James in TIME ON FIRE. He studied Theater at Northwestern University and graduated from the School at Steppenwolf. Other Chicago theater credits include SONIA FLEW at Steppenwolf Theatre, HECUBA at Chicago Shakespeare, and OF MICE AND MEN at Steep Theatre. LA Theatre credits include MERCURY FUR (needtheater) & Darren Lyn Bousman’s immersive THE TENSION EXPERIENCE: ASCENSION.
Andrew also studied Playwriting at Northwestern, where his first plays SPIDERMAN VERSUS BATMAN, I AM KINSKI, and a new adaptation of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (C.I.R.A. Grant recipient) were all produced. BASTARDS Y DIABLOS, a feature film Andrew wrote and starred in, premiered in competition at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival and has won numerous awards at Ashland Independent Film Festival, Durango Independent Film Festival, & Port Townsend Film Festival. He spent this past winter in Port Townsend working on a screenplay as the 2017 PTFF Film Fellow, during which he acted onstage as KJ in Annie Baker’s THE ALIENS at Key City Public Theater.
Andrew can now be seen as Scientology leader David Miscavige in MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE, which was recently released by Magnolia Pictures and available on iTunes, Amazon, & On Demand.