Kevin Gaudin

Kevin-GaudinKevin Michael Gaudin is a native New Orleanian who attributes much of his creative diversity to the culturally rich heritage of his hometown. He attended the prestigious performing arts high school – The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). In college, he appeared in productions ranging from “Hamlet” to “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope.” He began his professional dance career with the New Orleans Contemporary Dance Company and currently works as a resident choreographer and soloist with The Lula Elzy Dance Theatre. He has performed as a guest artist and soloist with numerous dance companies to include: The Rod Rogers Dance Company, Ballet Hispanico, The Charles Moore Dance Theatre, Sounds in Motion, Errol Grimes Dance Group, and The Danny Sloan Dance Company. In addition, he has worked with many of today’s celebrated choreographers including Dianne McIntyre, Eleo Pomare, Robert Longbottom, Lynn Taylor Corbett, and the late Michael Peters, plus with many accomplished musicians such as Ellis Marsalis, Frank Owens, and Oscar Brown Jr. He made his Broadway debut in the smash hit musical, “Swing.”He has appeared as a featured dancer on national and international television including David Wolper’s production “Salute to Lady Liberty,” ESPN ESPY Awards, and the TBS documentary, “Ark of the Spirit”, with Avery Brooks. He has also worked as an assistant to the choreographer on the major motion picture, “Beloved.” He has appeared in variety shows and theatrical events with such artists as Miriam Makeba, Ruby Dee, Odetta, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Mercedes Ellington, and Maurice Hines.

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