Gavin Eden

Dancer / Choreographer / Teacher

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Gavin's Story

Before professional training, Gavin was a National Disco/Freestyle champion and a Royal Ballet Senior Associate. In his final year at London Studio Centre, he won the Gillian Lynn trophy for 

“Outstanding Jazz Dancer”.

Gavin's extensive and varied Theatre Credits include Cats, Asia tour as Skimbleshanks, Addams Family The Musical as Dance Captain and Onstage Swing, 42nd Street - Paris, Pet Shop Boys “Inner Sanctum” at the Royal Opera House, Pablo Bronstein: Historical Dances in an Antique Setting at The Tate Britain, Hairspray as Dance Captain and Swing, We Will Rock You, Cats, European tour as Mungojerrie, ‘One Man’s Dream II’ - Tokyo Disneyland, ‘Nixon in China', ‘The Mikado’ and Carmen for English National Opera. Theatre Rites’ ‘Mischief’, and Shall We Dance at Sadler’s Wells. 

 

As part of Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Company roles include the original cast of Edward Scissorhands - World Tour as Kevin Boggs and Gerald Monroe. Gobstopper, Cupid and cover Fritz in Nutcracker - UK Tour, and Cygnet in Swan Lake - World Tour.

 

Gavin can be seen in the films ‘Beyond the Sea’ and ‘Swan Lake 3D’. His TV appearances include “The Paul O Grady Show’ and ‘So Graham Norton’ for Channel 4 and ‘The Naked Commercial’ for Sanex.

 

He has also worked as an Associate Choreographer on Addams Family the Musical and as an Assistant to the director, staging “Cats” for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.