Born in Manila, Philippines, Andrew Mark Baris started singing and dancing at the age of 3. He then went to study Music and Dance at University of the Philippines and became a member of U.P. Dance Company, Vella C. Damian School of Ballet and the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet. He also received a scholarship from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York.
Andrew’s professional background includes working and performing for companies around the world such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Productions (USA), Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong Funky Dance Centre, iDance HK, Dance1 HK, CPG Productions (Hong Kong), Victor Victoria Musical (Singapore) and many more. He has also helped SIG Center for the Arts Foundation in Manila to give free music and dance classes to less fortunate kids.
The diverse experiences in both artistic and commercial companies around the world have made Andrew a versatile performer. His singing styles include Musical, Jazz, RnB, Pop and Rock. Meanwhile, his eclectic dance styles include Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Latin Fusion and Bollywood, whilst specialising in ballroom. He is also an enthusiastic and disciplined Yoga, Pilates and Zumba Instructor.