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Ellis Gage Biography

 
Bio:
After first seeing a PBS broadcast of Sondheim?s ?Into The Woods? at the age of seven, Ellis knew what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. After three years of gaining experience in community theater, Ellis moved to New York and spent the past nine years building a successful career as a ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
After first seeing a PBS broadcast of Sondheim?s ?Into The Woods? at the age of seven, Ellis knew what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. After three years of gaining experience in community theater, Ellis moved to New York and spent the past nine years building a successful career as a ... (read complete bio)

After first seeing a PBS broadcast of Sondheim?s ?Into The Woods? at the age of seven, Ellis knew what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. After three years of gaining experience in community theater, Ellis moved to New York and spent the past nine years building a successful career as a young actor and vocalist. He landed his first professional role at Goodspeed Opera House playing the title role in the world premiere of Pasek and Paul?s James and the Giant Peach. As an actor, Ellis workshopped the principal role of Marty in Kooman and Dimond?s Dani Girl at Cherry Lane Theater and originated the principal role of ?Prince Alexander? in the off-Broadway debut of Rumpelstiltskin: A New Musical at the Workshop Theater in NYC. When not in the theater, Ellis was exploring the world of opera and solo performance. As a member of the select GPR Festival Choir, he was featured on the CD recording of ?Goodnight Moon? by Glen Roven featuring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas. Ellis has been a regular performer at events for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies (including ?Education Nation? and the International Conference of Mayors) and a frequent performer on Seth Rudetsky?s SiriusXM Radio program ?Seth Speaks?. After winning an IRNE Award (Independent Reviewers of New England) for Best Performance by a Young Actor (Chulalongkorn - The King and I - North Shore Music Theater), Ellis put his performing career on hold to board at St. Mark?s School in Massachusetts. At St. Mark?s, he establish a new musical theater program, directing, producing and performing in musicals in each of his last three years. Starting with a small group if interested students and a cast of four, he built the program into the centerpiece of the school arts program and his final show featured a cast of more than fifty students. Upon graduation, he was awarded the J. Stanley Sheppard Music award recognizing his impact on the musical life of the school. Turning his focus toward the future, Ellis currently resides in New York, acting, performing and recording at every opportunity.