Justin Gallagher

Justin G.

New York, NY
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Justin delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 13+ and special needs

Teaching since:
May 2008

Justin Gallagher - Is a New York Based actor, director and photographer. Gallagher trained at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NY under TOP industry professionals and has directed various shows in Manhattan and outside of the city.

Theatrical credits include: Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2: Live on Stage! as an alternate for the teen ensemble (World Premiere/Fox Theatre/TOTS/Directed by Tony Nominee, Jeff Calhoun), BLOODY, BLOODY, ANDREW JACKSON (5th Floor Theatre Company/Dir. Marc Cornes) as Lyncoya Jackson. Film: MILLTOWN PRIDE (UNUSUAL FILMS/ Dir. Tim Rogers) and "FEELS SO MUCH BETTER TO LOVE" music video with Drew Seeley of Disney Channel's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL fame. TELEVISION: THE POINT OF DIVERGENCE (History & Sci-Fi Channels Spec-Pilot/Dir. Glen Trotiner). Other memorable performances include: McDONALD'S: THE GIFT TALENT SHOW (Vocal Finalist), THE GWINETT BRAVES GAME (National Anthem Vocalist), DANCING WITH THE STARS: FOR HOPE (Choreographer and Performer).

JUSTIN GALLAGHER's Directing Credits include- THE WIZARD OF OZ (Muny Version), ALICE IN WONDERLAND, SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL Jr., WILLY WONKA Jr., ANNIE Jr., THE WIZARD OF OZ (RSC Version). NY Directing Credits: COMFORT WOMAN (Midtown International Theatre Festival/Jewel Box Theatre, NYC), COMFORT WOMAN (The Secret Theatre/LIC, NY), BELLA NAPOLI (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), BELLA NAPOLI (The Secret Theatre, NYC), BELLA NAPOLI (Midtown International Theatre Festival/Jewel Box Theatre, NYC).

-**The American Musical and Dramatic Academy - NY Conservatory Program** 2011/2012. (Classes include: Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Acting, Musical Theatre, Voice Production and Speech, Individual Voice, Sight Singing).

-Broadway Dance Center - Ballet & Tap training.

-Tap dance training under the guidance of Tony Winner, Ginny King (Original Lorraine in the Broadway cast of 42ND STREET).

-Regional Winner of the Georgia One Act Competition for "MIRRORS".

-I have seen over 30 BROADWAY Shows and have been Typed in for WICKED on Broadway and National Tours twice at auditions.

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Experience

"Feels So Much Better to Love" (Singer: DREW SEELEY)
Aug 2017 - Aug 2017
Dirty Sugar

I was invited personally by Drew Seeley (HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL) to dance and help entertain in his new Christmas music video produced by Dirty Sugar.

"Dancing With the Stars: For Hope" (Dir. Susanne Dow)
May 2015 - May 2015
Habersham Circle of Hope

Choreographer and Dancer for the original company of DWTS: For Hope in Habersham County.

"The Point of Divergence" (Dir. Glen Trotiner)
Aug 2014 - Aug 2014
History Channel and Sci-Fi Channel

I was a Harvard Student and protester.

"Bloody, Bloody, Andrew Jackson" (Dir. Marc Cornes)
Nov 2013 - Nov 2013
5th Floor Theatre Company, NYC

I was cast as Andrew Jackson's son, Lyncoya. This was the first time the show was produced in the city since it's Broadway closing.

"Milltown Pride" (Dir. Tim Rogers)
Jul 2010 - Jul 2010
Unusual Films

Baseball Game Crowd spectator.

"McDonald's: The Gift Talent Show" (Dir. Valerie Taylor)
Nov 2009 - Nov 2009
McDonald's

Vocal finalist for the talent show sponsored by McDonad's in Atlanta, Georgia.

"High School Musical 2: Live on Stage" (WORLD PREMIERE/Dir. Jeff Calhoun).
Nov 2008 - Nov 2008
Theater of the Stars/Fox Theatre-Atlanta, GA

I was cast as the first teen ensemble alternate for the production.

Education

Photography
Jan 2015 - Jul 2015
North Georgia Technical College
Musical Theatre
Oct 2011 - May 2012
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

2017 Headshots. Photo Credit: BACKSTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY NYC

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2017 Headshots. Photo Credit: BACKSTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY NYC

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2017 Headshots. Photo Credit: BACKSTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY NYC

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2017 Headshots. Photo Credit: BACKSTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY NYC

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Kristin Chenoweth and I in Times Square.

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COMFORT WOMAN, which I directed in Long Island City and Manhattan in 2017.  It was part of various short play festivals.

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BELLA NAPOLI was produced in Manhattan twice and in Long Island in 2017 at various play festivals. Directed by Justin Gallagher.

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Drew Seeley (Vocals for Troy Bolton in Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL and co-writer for 'Getcha Head in the Game') & I after our photo-shoot.

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Actress Amy Paffrath and I after her headshot photoshoot in Manhattan.

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Aziz Sep 1, 2017
Musical Theater · In studio

Learn a lot of new stuff from Justin, very nice and professional instructor.

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