Creel, Gavin 1976–

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CREEL, Gavin 1976–


Born April 18, 1976, in Findlay, OH. Education: University of Michigan, B.F.A.


Actor. Broadway Inspirational Voices (a singing group), member; performed in concerts.

Awards, Honors:

Antoinette Perry Award nomination, leading actor, 2002, for Thoroughly Modern Millie.


Stage Appearances:

Nick Piazza, Fame, Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1999.

Hero, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Sacramento Music Circus, 2000.

Ugly, Honk!, North Shore Music Theatre and Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center, 2000.

The Flood, 2001.

Tribe member, Hair, City Center Encores! Concert, 2001, then Actor's Fund of America Annual Concert, 2004.

Rick/Lorraine, Bat Boy the Musical, 2001.

(Broadway debut) Jimmy Smith, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Marquis Theatre, 2002–2004.

Hollis Bessemer, Bounce, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Goodman Theatre, 2003.

Joe Manning, The Mystery Plays, Yale Repertory, Second Stage McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2004.

Sebastian, Illyria the Musical, Prospect Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Jean–Michel, La Cage aux Folles, Marquis Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Also appeared in readings and workshops, including Disney's On the Record, Curtains, Mask, Wicked, Spring Awakening, Easter Rising, High Fidelity, as Woody, Go Go Beach, council member, Hairspray, Michael, Bright Lights, Big City, Guggenheim Museum, Mason, Notes to Marianne, Prince Eric, The Little Mermaid, and Charles Darnay, A Tale of Two Cities.

Major Tours:

Fame the Musical, U.S. cities, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bill, Eloise at the Plaza, ABC, 2003.

Bill, Eloise at Christmastime, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Early Show, 2002.

The View, 2003.


Albums; as Contributor:

David Cook: Green, 2002.

Great Joy: A Holiday Celebration from Broadway, Sh–K–Boom Records, 2003.

Bright Lights, Big City, Sh–K–Boom Records, 2004.

Bounce (original cast album), Nonesuch Records, 2004.

Fine and Dandy, PS Classics, 2004.



Gavin Creel Official Site,, October 29, 2004.