Andres is a filmmaker, choreographer, and artist known for her involvement in New York's downtown performance scene in the 1980s. Her film/dance/light performances were shown at the Performing Garage, La Mama E.T.C., P.S. 122, St. Marks Danspace, and the Collective for Living Cinema. As a filmmaker, Andres drew acclaim and awards for the 1996 film, Black Kites which aired on PBS and played several film festivals, including Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, London and Human Rights Watch Film Festivals. She was also a dance consultant with the Wooster Group.