| Actress and Singer|
| Andrea María Velasco Alessandri|
December 7, 1981 (age 35) (1981-12-07) Santiago, Chile
Fuck My Life, Fuck My Wedding
Santiago Tupper, Ariel Levy, Nicolás López, Matías Assler, Lucy Cominetti
Andrea María Velasco Alessandri (born December 7, 1981 in Santiago, Chile) is a Chilean film and television actress and singer of Italian descent. She is well known for her work in romantic comedies, late night TV shows, and recently, her music career.
Andrea Velasco Wikipedia
An actress and professional singer, Velasco studied theatrical and musical arts in Chile and Argentina. During her career, she has worked in theatre, TV shows, cinema and radio.
She is best known for her character of Ángela de María in Nicolás López' "Qué Pena" trilogy, "Qué pena tu vida", "Qué pena tu boda" and "Qué pena tu familia", the highest-grossing movies in Chile in 2010, 2011 and 2013, respectively.
In 2011, she was chosen as one of the "100 Young Chilean Leaders" in Culture, an award given by the Strategic Leadership Center from Adolfo Ibáñez University and El Mercurio.
During 2013 she joined TVN's Entertainment department, participating in Solamente Julia with her antagonic role, Isabel Larraín, and then a year after as Denisse Moya in the late night thriller show Vuelve Temprano.
As of 2016, Andrea is still an active part of Televisión Nacional de Chile's entertainment department.
As a break from her acting career, Velasco recorded her first project as a singer, "Piñata". The 5-song electro-pop EP sung in Spanish was recorded in RedCello Studios in Los Angeles, as a collaboration piece between Velasco, Jorge Costa, Diego Las Heras and Fernando Costa (Red Jesus). "Piñata" was edited and mixed by Diego Las Heras (Seek Music Production, Canada), in a joint production with RedCello.
Her first single, titled "De Paseo", was released in December 2014, with a full release in January 2015. That same year, Andrea was nominated as "Best New Artist" for her debut in the Pulsar Chilean Music Awards.
Velasco is an active member of Greenpeace, having participated in campaigns to raise awareness about global warming.Twelfth Night (2005) as Feste.
Ubu Roi (2006) as Mama Ubu.
The Little Prince (play) (2008) as "The Little Prince".
"El Sobre Azul" (2009), as director, winner of the National Fund for the Development of Culture and the Arts (FONDART)
Patio (2011) as Victoria, Compañía de Teatro "La Nuestra", Festival Internacional de Teatro de Providencia (Chile).
Los Invasores (2012) as Marcela, winner of the National Fund for the Development of Culture and the Arts (FONDART) by Egon Wolff.
Lead singer, Contrabando 2005 – 2006
Lead singer, letra y música en Pasajeros 2008 – 2009 with Fernando Marín
Lead singer, Andrea Velasco Cuarteto 2008 – 2010
Backup singer, Yo Soy Pérez 2009 – 2010
Lead singer, lyrics and co-production in her first EP, "Piñata" 2015
"Merit Diploma" for her outstanding achievements in Finis Terrae University's Drama School. (2001)
Winner playwright in the IV Short Playwriting Contest with "Crucidrama" (2003)
Honorable Mention, XIII National Playwriting Contest with "El Sobre Azul" (2007)
Winner, National Fund for the Development of Culture and the Arts FONDART (2009)
Named Leader in Culture among the "100 Young Chilean Leaders" (2011) by Strategic Leadership Center from Adolfo Ibáñez University and El Mercurio.
Nominated as Best Actress in a Feature Film for her role in "Qué Pena Tu Boda", Altazor Awards (2012)
Nominated as Best New Artist for her single "De Paseo" from her debut EP "Piñata". Pulsar Chilean Music Awards, (2015)