Marnie Andrews is the recipient of a 2002 Berilla Kerr Foundation Playwrighting Award. Her one-woman show, Singer was part of the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival, and the Ensemble Studio Theatre-West Coast Winterfest 2001. She has worked as a journalist, written several cabarets and worked as a lyricist-librettist with the Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.
Marnie works as an actor in New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, and in regional theatre. In Los Angeles, she is a member of the Colony Theatre and Classical Theatre Lab, and has received Garland and DramaLogue Awards for acting work. On the East coast, she is a member of the New Jersey Repertory Company, where she received rave reviews in the world premiere of Till Morning Comes. On camera, she’s guest starred in TV roles such as E. R., Murder One, numerous movies of the week, and in recurring roles on several TV series.
She directed Trojan Women in Los Angeles, which the Getty Museum chose as the only theatrical performance for the International Theatre of the Antiquities symposium. She began directing in New York, with the 1989 world premiere of The Women in the Family, and has directed recently for the Waterfront Ensemble and for New Jersey Rep. She helped create View From the Hudson on a grant from the Geraldine Dodge Foundation for the Randy James Dance Works. She also co-produced the award-winning film, Emily and Gitta, for the AFI Directing Workshop for Women.
Among the schools where Marnie
has taught are the University of Southern California Graduate Film School,
the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and AFTRA. She is currently teaching
NYU students at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City.