Andrea Moreno (New Orleans, Louisiana) is native of Monterrey, Mexico and the Founding Executive Director for New Orleans Ballet Theatre. She is a member of the Executive Director Advisory Committee for Kira Orange-Jones, Executive Director of Teach for America Greater New Orleans-Louisiana Delta and an elected member of Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Prior to her work at New Orleans Ballet Theatre, Andrea taught 11th grade Biology, Spanish, and ACT Prep at Edna Karr High School as a Teach for America corps member in New Orleans. In her first year, 71% of her students scored a Good or Excellent on the Louisiana Biology End-of-Course test, surpassing the school-wide goal by 30%. She was the only teacher in her school to earn a 100% pass rate. Andrea graduated from Harvard University in 2012 with an A.B. in History of Art and Architecture and a Secondary Concentration in Government. After graduation, she was awarded the Henry Russell Shaw Traveling Fellowship at Harvard, and spent a year traveling to 15 countries around the world studying the way dance serves as a tool for social change in urban communities. She worked in the office of Senator Mike Johnston under the Urban Leaders Fellowship in Denver, Colorado during Summer 2016. Participated in Socrates Summer 2016.
2016 Ricardo Salinas Scholar, Ricardo Salinas Scholarship
Andrea Moreno (New Orleans, Louisiana) is native of Monterrey, Mexico and the Founding Executive Director for New Orleans Ballet Theatre.