Andrew Ward trained at The Royal Ballet School from 1970 - 1978, winning the International Ballet Competition, Prix de Lausanne in 1976. In 1978, he joined The Royal Ballet, Covent Garden dancing in all the major Classics at the ROH and around the globe. He appeared in numerous TV productions, including Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella, Isadora, Mayerling, Gloria, and Swan Lake. He danced in created roles by Ashton, MacMillan, Tetley and Nureyev. He was chosen by Ashton to appear in Rhapsody alongside Mikhail Baryshinkov and other soloists for The Queen Mother's 80th birthday celebration gala. He appeared in Freddie Mercury's pop video I Want to Break Free. He joined The Boston Ballet as soloist, dancing several principal roles including the Prince in the Nutcracker.
He became Director of the Benesh Institute and devised and produced several Royal dance galas with Wayne Sleep, attended by Diana Princess of Wales and Princess Margaret.
He also became the manager of the Wayne Sleep Dance Workshops securing sponsorship from Mattel and Disney for the National Tours.
Since 2005, Andrew has been a guest teacher for dance companies including English National Ballet and Rambert Dance Company as well as teaching for dance schools in the UK, USA and Europe. He has built up a reputation in the Dance World with an international faculty joining him including: Wayne Sleep, Federico Bonelli, Sarah Lamb, Marinela Nuñez, Steven McRae, Roberta Marquez, Maina Gielgud, Wayne Eagling, Jonathan Cope and Irek Mukhamedov.