Charles Gavoian attended the University of Southern California School of Opera and began performing shortly thereafter as a finalist at both the San Francisco and San Diego Opera competitions. Moving to New York City to further his experience, Charles launched his stage career performing at Carnegie Hall. Upon returning to Los Angeles, he was cast in “Romeo and Juliet” as Romeo at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Charles also performed at the Long Beach Grand Opera as well as many other renowned stages throughout the United States.
Later, Charles enrolled in The Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California and also studied with Nina Foch, Bill Trailer, and Peggy Feury at the Loft Studios. Charles debuted in “Night of the Warriors” which he co-starred with Lorenzo Lamas. He was then cast as the lead in the feature film “The Feast.” This lead to co-starring roles in the CBS series, “Without a Trace” and FOX Television series, “House” and E! Entertainment’s “Mysteries and Scandals.” Charles has appeared in several national television commercials as well as voiceovers.
For the last two decades, Charles has starred on a national tour performing his award-winning one-man show, “The Mario Lanza Story.” Charles also produced and wrote the show. The musical has received national acclaim from a multitude of publications such as L.A. Times “critics choice,” Backstage West, Variety Philadelphia Enquirer, and others.