Andrew Giza

Artist Services Coordinator

As the Artist Services Coordinator, Andrew acts as the primary administrator of artist-related hospitality and travel logistics for The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. He and his student Host Crew serve as liaisons for The Clarice with presented artists and management representatives from all over the globe in conjunction with the Artist Partner Programs’ presenting season, National Orchestral Institute and Festival, Maryland Day, Creation Residencies, and NextNOW Fest.

Originally from Massachusetts, Andrew graduated from Emerson College with a B.F.A in Acting and is a member of SAG – AFTRA. He is currently pursuing a M.S in Nonprofit and Association Management from the University of Maryland University College.

Before joining The Clarice in 2016, Andrew held the position of Music Production Manager at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for almost 15 years. Andrew has worked over 3,000 shows with thousands of different guest artists at many locations including the Friends set at Warner Brothers, The Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, The El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, CA, and The Grammys, with responsibilities including field producing, managing and coordinating of large events and multifaceted performances.