LOVE NEVER DIES (Hamburg) Stage Ent.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Australia) RUG
LOVE NEVER DIES (USA) RUG / Troika Ent.
BOTH WAYS (UK / Portugal)
SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS, Opening Cerem.
BETRAYAL (Tokyo) Shiki Theatre
THE WIZARD OF OZ (London Palladium) RUG
THE SECRET GARDEN (UK / Canada) Mirvish
BRAZOUKA (UK / Sth Africa / Australia)
LOVE NEVER DIES (Tokyo) RUG
VERNON GOD LITTLE (Australia) Capitol Th.
Gavin is a London based theatre director. As Writer/Director his most recent musical production BOTH WAYS, featuring West End tenor Paul Tabone and soprano Lara Martins premiered in London at Zedel and Casino Estoril, Portugal.
Other productions as Director include: BRAZOUKA by Pamela Stephenson Connolly (Edinburgh Fringe, UK , Australia tour), VERNON GOD LITTLE by DBC Pierre (Barons Court theatre UK, Capitol Theatre, Australia), BETRAYAL (Shiki Theatre Tokyo, Japan), SIC by Rebecca James Gibson (Studio Theatre, Sydney Opera House), E-MOTOR (Studio Theatre, Sydney Opera House).
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 in the UK as Associate Director to Jeremy Sams, Simon Phillips 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 legendary Director / Choreographer 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.
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.