Evan Gambardella (noun)
- Where the energetic depth of Jim Carrey meets the likable awkwardness of Steve Carell.
- Troye Sivan's American doppelgänger with the disposition of "a young Matthew Broderick."
- Shares an origin story with Neil Patrick Harris and Hugh Jackman (all started out as musical theatre trained, professional magicians).
Gambardella (GAM-bar-DELL-ah). It means beautiful legs in Italian.
Who is Evan? Just an actor with a dash of wanderlust. Moonlighting as a professional magician, balloon artist, and consulting hypnotist.
Connecticut native and Boston educated. Lived in Cape Town, Beijing, and recently moved to Brooklyn.
Volleyball team captain, Tai Chi beginner, lover of the guitar and French horn, frequent finder of four-leaf clovers, and best friends with a Goldendoodle.
Tell me more!
Evan has acted on regional stages around the country, including: the Yale Repertory Theatre (Elevada), Cherry Lane (Dick and the Rose), the Wallis (Sean's Story), and the Irish Repertory Theatre (Harrison Loves Bryan).
Evan's favorite performance was playing Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Tina Packer, the founding Artistic Director of Shakespeare and Company.
Evan won the ArtsIMPULSE Award, "Best Student Actor" for his performance of Eric Harris/Freak in Columbinus at the Boston University Theatre. Evan was also awarded the PUSH grant to perform at the Mark O'Donnell Theater in Brooklyn.