Originally from Philadelphia, Gigi Watson has been a Boston-based actor, singer, and theatre maker for ten years. She received her BFA in Musical Theatre from Emerson College, where she also worked in the Performing Arts Admissions Department for four years. Gigi has also worked and trained in various capacities with the SITI Company, Shakespeare and Company, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, CAP21, and the University of the Arts.
A proud member of Actors' Equity Association, Gigi has worked with many local theatre companies including Speakeasy Stage, ArtsEmerson, the Huntington Theatre Company, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Gloucester Stage, Actor's Shakespeare Project, Wheelock Family Theatre, Greater Boston Stage Company, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Israeli Stage, Company One, Boston Theater Company, and Brown Box Theatre Project. She has appeared in numerous commercial and corporate videos, and works with clients regularly as a voiceover artist.
Gigi has taught and lectured at numerous locations, including the International Thespian Festival, the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and schools all over the east coast.
Outside of theatre, her second passion is practicing yoga, and she has been a certified yoga teacher since 2016. Gigi is very grateful to be apart of the My College Audition team and hopes to leave every student with a sense of confidence, a sense of excitement, and a sense of humor as they board the wild and fantastic ride of a career in the arts.