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Gavin Scott Morales (born October 3, 2004) was a guest dancer for Candy Apple's Dance Center in Season 4/5 as well as a guest at JC's Broadway Dance Academy in Season 6. Gavin's sister is McKenzie Morales.

Like the rest of his family, Gavin has lived in Fresno, but their current studio is The Rage, located in Los Angeles.

Gavin has won several national and regional dance titles, most notably Mini Male Best Dancer in 2015 at The Dance Awards in Las Vegas.[8][9]

Gavin has recently been seen on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation (Season 13).

On Dance Moms

Season 4

Season 5

  • In Abby Got Served, he had a brief cameo.
  • In Hello Hollywood, Goodbye Abby, Gavin had a solo that he competed with The Rage. He placed 1st in the Petite Division and 3rd overall behind Maddie and Kalani. He also participated in the group dance with The Rage and it placed 3rd overall behind Murrieta Dance Project and ALDC. Neither his solo nor the group dance were shown.
  • In The New Maddie?, he performed in the group dance "Torn" which placed 2nd. This was the final episode Gavin will appear as a guest dancer for CADC.

Season 6

Other information

  • Gavin's favorite dance trick is a front aerial (c.2012).[10]
  • He loves being a boy dancer because he is always surrounded by pretty girls.
  • When he isn't dancing, he enjoys riding roller coasters, going swimming, and having a lot of fun.
  • Before dancing, Gavin did gymnastics, soccer, and baseball.
  • He is inspired by Sean Lew and Brandon Chang.[11]
  • In September 2014, Gavin was reportedly working on a music video for Swedish recording artist Jasmine Kara.[12]
  • Gavin's sister McKenzie introduced him to dancing.[13]
  • He would love to do a duet with Sophia Lucia.[14]
  • Gavin, along with his sister, was invited to be a guest performed at the prestigious Gala de Danza in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He performed along side the world's most prestigious professional dancers including Misty Copeland, Brooklyn Mack, Marcelino Sambe, Qi Haun, and Gillian Murphy.
  • Gavin has been featured in Starbound Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine and Cinnamagic Magazine.
  • He made a co-star appearance on Nickelodeon's "See Dad Run."
  • Gavin began dancing when he was six years old.[15]


To see tables for Gavin Morales's dances and results, visit the Gavin Morales/Dances subpage.


Acting credits

Year Series Role Notes
2013 See Dad Run Young David Guest, Episode "See Dad See Through Grandma"

As himself

Year Series Notes
2014-2016 Dance Moms Recurring. Seasons 4-6
2016 So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation Contestant. 13th season of series; debut on May 30th, 2016.


To view the gallery for Gavin Morales, click here.

External Links


  1. retrieved 31 Oct 2014, pdf resume includes Season 4.5 work with Chehon Wespi-Tschopp. PDF gives height as 4'5"
  3. 2014-10-01, 16:10, birthday wish on McKenzie's Instagram
  4. "Happy birthday to me!! Today is my real birthday" 2014-10-03, 11:09
  16. previously listed in Instagram bio of gavinmorales1
  17. Followers include: @DanceDolce, @brianfriedman [confirmed account], @BriannaHaire [seems legit], @gino_t13
  18. In Instagram bio of @gavinmorales1
  19. gavinmorales1 in comments: "Yes she is," in response to someone asking if she's their mother
  20. @2dancingkids linked in picture

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