Andrew Kracht (Box Office, Operations, and Social Media Manager) – Andrew is thrilled to join the staff of Palo Alto Players, the Peninsula’s First Theatre Company! A frequent staple onstage at PAP since 2013 (A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, Big Fish, Young Frankenstein, In the Heights, Miss Saigon), he is overjoyed to join the company now behind the scenes as well!
Andrew comes to PAP with a strong background in customer service, box office, ticketing, group sales, event planning, community outreach, social media, and theatre administration. He spent over 4 years working at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts working in group and corporate sales with high profile shows including Best Musical Tony Award-winners In the Heights, Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL, and Memphis. Andrew looks forward to bringing his passion for the arts and his background in administrative support, customer service, and box office leadership to Palo Alto Players.
In addition to his work presenting theatre, Andrew has also been seen in productions all over the Bay Area as a performer at Cabrillo Stage, Foothill Music Theatre, Broadway By the Bay, WVLO Musical Theatre Company, and of course, Palo Alto Players. When he isn’t working at the Lucie Stern or performing, Andrew enjoys spin classes, traveling, and studying foreign languages.
A Bay Area native, Andrew is a proud Magna Cum Laude graduate from Santa Clara University with 2 degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts (Minor in Musical Theatre) and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.
Email: akracht [at] paplayers [dot] org