Instructor of Theatre
- M.F.A. from Wayne State University
- B.F.A. from Central Michigan University
Instructor of Theatre,teaches fundamentals of acting, acting II, introduction to theatre and voice and movement. He received his B.F.A. in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts at Central Michigan University, and his M.F.A. in Acting at Wayne State University. He also holds a Certificate in Advanced Theatre Training from The Moscow Art Theatre School. Andrew is currently working towards becoming a Certified Assistant Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework®. Papa joined Detroit Mercy in 2014.
In addition to teaching, Papa has been working professionally in the theatre and film industry for several years. He has performed as an actor with the Jewish Ensemble Theatre, the Water Works Theatre Company, and the Matrix Theatre Company, among several others, and appears in the recently released SAG film, Beyond the Mask. He also works as a dialect/speech coach, having worked at the Tipping Point Theatre and Wayne State University’s Hilberry Theatre and Bonstelle Theatre.