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Eckerd College
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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Theatre at Eckerd

Gavin Hawk

Associate Professor of Theatre

Gavin HawkM.F.A. in Acting/Directing: Performance Studies, California State University, Long Beach
Diploma in Acting, The Juilliard School

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Originally from Los Angeles, Gavin has worked in theatre as an actor and director across the country. Directing credits for Eckerd include The Call of the Wild (2010), Working (2009), Reckless (2008), A Stone That Sings (2007), and Alice Through Glass (2006). He has received the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Meritorious Award for Excellence in Direction for the productions of The Call of the Wild, Working and Reckless. In 2009 his one man show, Circumference of a Squirrel, won the distinction of being named one of the Top Ten Plays of the Year by Creative Loafing Tampa. Acting credits include Barefoot in the Park (American Stage), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (freeFall Theatre), Hate Mail (The Studio@620), Love, Bukowski (California Repertory Company), Cider House Rules: Parts I & II (California Repertory Company), Gross Indecency (Huntington Theatre), Over the Tavern II: King O' The Moon (Studio Arena/Pittsburgh Public), and Refuge (Soho Repertory). Recently Gavin formed his own non-profit theatre company, called A SIMPLE THEATRE. He will be directing their inaugural production of Death and the Maiden at The Studio@620. Gavin holds a diploma from The Juilliard School Drama Division, and an M.F.A. in Acting/Directing from California State University, Long Beach. He is a proud member of the Actors Equity Association.

Eclectic Training

Eckerd Theatre students develop skills in acting, directing, design and technical theatre. They acquire knowledge of plays, theatrical movements and innovators. They gain real world experience by completing internships, networking at professional theaters and conferences, and producing their own work. This eclectic training produces independent, adaptable, motivated and responsible creative thinkers - high in demand in every field of opportunity.

2013-14 Season

Some Girl(s)

The Tempest
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