Andy began his affiliation with the Marriott Theatre as an actor in 2000. Two years later he joined the artistic team as Assistant to the Artistic Director, and is now ecstatic to hold the position of Artistic Director. As Artistic Director he has had the pleasure to oversee numerous critically acclaimed productions. Most recently he helmed Man of La Mancha, Bridges of Madison County, Ragtime, and Murder for Two. Prior to joining the Marriott Theatre, Andy enjoyed an award winning acting career in Chicago and was fortunate to be able to work with companies such as Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Drury Lane Oak-brook Theatre, Northlight Theatre, The Auditorium Theatre, and, of course, the Marriott Theatre. Mr. Hite also teaches acting and audition workshops for musical theatre.