Andrea Berchtold – Bio
Author/s: Andrea Berchtold
Andrea migrated to Australia from Switzerland with a Dip. Commerce, completed a creative movement course with Marianne Buergin when she revisited her homeland and from here she started to expand her creativity as Designer and Event Manager. She connected with Mary Builth and Mary’s dance therapy workshops “Women Who Run With the Wolves” and instruction. Following completion of a certificate in Theatre Production (University of Southern Queensland), focussing on Theatre Practice, Community Theatre, Political Theatre, and Children’s Theatre and engaging at the same time with the local community by teaching circus skills (acro balancing) at the local primary schools and Youth Performing Groups, Andrea is furthering her physical theatre and acro skills by training with “Legs on the Wall‟. She also completed a coaching certificate in sports – acrobatic and is currently teaching in regional high schools. She completed a certificate in counselling at James Cook University and is a student in the IDTIA Dance Therapy Certificate course.