BRAZOUKA (UK / Sth Africa / Australia)
LOVE NEVER DIES (Hamburg) Stage Ent.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Australia) David Ian
LOVE NEVER DIES (USA) RUG / Troika Ent.
LOVE NEVER DIES (Tokyo) RUG
THE WIZARD OF OZ (London Palladium) RUG
SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS, Opening Cerem.
VERNON GOD LITTLE (Australia) Capitol Th.
BETRAYAL (Tokyo) Shiki Theatre
Gavin is a London based theatre director. He has a long standing association with the REALLY USEFUL GROUP, as an original member of the creative team on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s productions of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE WIZARD OF OZ and LOVE NEVER DIES.
Originally from Australia, his directing skills developed as Associate Director to Jeremy Sams (UK), Simon Phillips (Aust.) and John Stephenson (UK film Director). He studied at The University of Sydney and is a former member of Graeme Murphy’s Sydney Dance Company.
Gavin regularly collaborates with Arlene Phillips, most recently with their successful productions of BRAZOUKA (UK / Sth Africa / Australia) and THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (Sadlers Wells, UK).
He maintains a strong relationship with the SHIKI THEATRE Co. in Japan. After directing THE SOUND OF MUSIC, he continued as Associate Director with productions of BETRAYAL, by Harold Pinter and several original productions for the Company. He also directed the Australian premiere of VERNON GOD LITTLE, by Tanya Ronder at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney in 2012.
Gavin has choreographed for Dance Companies, Film and the Theatre Industry, including his productions E-MOTOR (Sydney Dance Company/Sydney Opera House), THE LOCAL STIGMATIC (UK ) and THE SECRET GARDEN (UK / Canada).
In film, Gavin was an Assistant Choreographer on Tim Burton’s production of SWEENEY TODD for Warner Bros. and THE DUCHESS for Paramount. Gavin was also a member of the Mass Choreographic team for the OPENING CEREMONIES of the London Olympics 2012 and the Winter Olympics, Sochi Russia 2014.
THE SECRET GARDEN (UK / Canada) Mirvish
LOVE NEVER DIES (Australia) RUG