Taavon Gamble is an East Coast based professional actor, director, and choreographer. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Point Park University graduate.
He has had the pleasure of working at many theatres across the country as a singer, dancer, and actor. Taavon is a two-time IRNE nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Valentin in "Kiss of the Spider Woman") and Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Dick in "Dames at Sea"). He continues his love of developing new works, participating in workshops with Trinity Rep, Huntington Theatre, Village Theatre, Harvard Institute, and others.
His work as a director/choreographer has been called "exhilarating", "inspiring", "exuberant", "vibrant", "provocative", and "engaging". He enjoys mixing traditional dance styles with contemporary and working with actors in a true collaborative environment.
Taavon enjoys working with emerging talent, having been a guest artist for Point Park University (director/choreographer "Seussical"), Brown University (choreographer "Kiss of the Spider Woman"), Bryant University (choreographer "Legally Blonde"), and University California Santa Barbara ( movement director "Airness"). He currently teaches Musical Theatre Dance at Brown/Trinity and for the Young Artists Summer Institute.
Taavon is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association. Currently he serves as an Eastern Chorus Delegate and a member of the Boston Liaison Committee.