andrea mccormick, Owner/chief executive officer
Andrea McCormick is a Performing Artist/Instructor and Reiki Practitioner from Cleveland, Ohio who has received her Bachelor of Arts from Wright State University in Theatre Studies and Vocal Music. Beginning with ballet at 4 years of age, she also continued her studies in various dance forms, including tap, African folk dance, liturgical/spiritual, jazz, musical theatre dance, modern/contemporary, hip hop, and Latin ballroom.
Post college, Andrea has remained extremely active in the northeast Ohio theater community, receiving 2008 Best Actress in Cleveland for her role as Juliette in I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda at Dobama Theatre, and nomination as 2012 Best Actress in Cleveland for her role as Pecola in The Bluest Eye at Karamu House Theatre. Using the stage name Andrea Belser, she presents herself on and off stage, doing anything from acting, dancing, or singing, to stage manager, choreographer, or costume assistant. She has also worked with several theaters, including but not limited to Cleveland Public Theatre, MegLouise Dance, Opera Cleveland, Opera Circle, Near West Theatre, The Fine Arts Association, The Lantern Theatre, and Talespinner Children's Theatre.
Since 2009, she has taught students ranging from 4 years old to adult, with theaters and companies such as Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, Playhouse Square, East Cleveland Theatre, Weathervane Playhouse, Cleveland Play House, Foluke Cultural Arts Center, Ballet Excel Ohio, Brecksville Theatre on the Square, and Cleveland School of the Arts. Andrea teaches theatrical acting and various dance forms, including ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop.
In addition to the arts, as of 2015 Andrea is also a certified Reiki Practitioner and ordained minister, and provides treatments of Reiki to people of all ages.
Under The McCormick Movement, Andrea is also Owner/Executive Artistic Director for Amalgam Arts & Wellness, and is looking to expand more arts and alternative health/wellness within this company under The McCormick Movement in the future.
ian mccormick, Co-Owner, President
Ian McCormick is a veteran in Management in Social Media and Marketing. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he has gracefully led social media marketing and customer service in all forms (call center, email, and social media sites) for major corporations in Northeast Ohio.
A keynote speaker, Ian has been the face and spokesperson in his field, and continues to be one of the leading Social Media/Marking Managers in Cleveland.
Under The McCormick Movement, Ian uses his knowledge and savvy in various ways, including media posts and live broadcasts for Amalgam Arts & Wellness.