Andrea Alton is a New York based actor, writer, comic/improviser. Some of Andrea's favorite theatre credits include The Chiselers (Emerging Artists Theatre), Big Girl, Little World (FringeNYC), The Strangest Kind of Romance (Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival), The Ghost From Lacuna (The Brick), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The New Acting Company), and Julie Andrew’s is the Devil (Provincetown, MA/Dublin, Ireland).
As a solo performer, Andrea has written and performed four solo-shows including White (Trash) Wedding (The PIT), The F*cking World According to Molly (FringeNYC/TerraNOVA Solo Festival/Dublin Theatre Festival), Possum Creek (FringeNYC) and Molly’s World (FrigidNY). She’s also written two comedies with Allen Warnock including Carl & Shelly; Best Friends Forever (FringeNYC & commercial run) and A Microwaved Burrito Filled with E. coli (FringeNYC).
She is the creator of the popular downtown character Molly “Equality” Dykeman and has performed the character to sold-out houses all over New York City including The Laurie Beechman Theatre, FringeNYC, Gotham Comedy Club, Dixon Place, UCB, The PIT, Emerging Artists, Frigid NY, Comix, NY Sketch Fest, among others. National performances include the San Francisco Comedy Fest, DC Sketch Fest, Chicago Sketch Fest and Provincetown, MA during Women's Week. International performances include the Dublin Gay International Theatre Festival in Ireland and the Toronto Sketch Fest.
In 2015, Andrea won The Doric Wilson Independent Playwright award at The New York Innovative Theatre Awards. As a playwright, her plays have been produced across the country and internationally with notable performances in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Florida, and Ireland.
Andrea is a proud member of Emerging Artists Theatre, TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), SAG/AFTRA and Actors Equity Association.