BRIANA EVIGAN (Andie) made her major feature debut as the
star of the box-office hit Step Up 2: The Streets (2008). She continued with
starring roles in several feature films including Subject: I Love You and S.
Darko, opposite Daveigh Chase and Ed Westwick. She then starred in the suspense
thriller Burning Bright, from the producers of Half Nelson.
Other film credits include She Loves Me Not (starring Cary Elwes), Stash
House and Mother's Day, starring Rebecca De Mornay. Her independent features
include The Devil's Carnival, Mine Games, A Certain Justice, Monica, A Star For
Christmas and Rites of Passage, starring Wes Bentley and Christian
Slater. On the small screen, she starred in Jerry Bruckheimer's pilot "Trooper"
and was a guest star on an episode of A&E's acclaimed drama "Longmire."
In 2009 Evigan won the Female Star of Tomorrow Award at ShoWest for her
performance in Summit Entertainment's feature Sorority Row. She also won Best
Kiss at the MTV Movie Awards for Step Up 2: The Streets.
Evigan began dancing with renowned hip-hop choreographer Shane Sparks when
she was 7 years old, studying with him for many years before extending her
training to other choreographers. She credits Sparks with providing her with the
foundation for her future work.
Evigan was also the keyboardist and lead vocalist of the rock group Moorish
Evigan hails from a show business family. Her father, Greg Evigan, is an
actor/singer/songwriter/musician who had two hit television series, "B.J. and
the Bear" and "My Two Dads" as well as a steady career in feature films and
television. Her mother is actress Pam Serpe. Evigan's older sister Vanessa is
also an actress and her brother Jason is a music producer.
Evigan currently resides in Los Angeles, California.