Aaron Tveit (age 27) is an American theater and film actor originally from Middletown, New York. While studying in Middletown High School, Tveit was active both in theater and sports, playing golf, soccer and basketball while also performing in all four of his school's theater productions. He turned down business school scholarships to major in vocal performance at Ithaca College, a decision his parents supported, before switching to theater after his freshman year because he missed acting and theater. Tveit left Ithaca College after two years to join the national tour of Rent as Steve and covering Roger/Mark. Following Rent, he was cast as Link Larkin in the first national tour of Hairspray. The role of Link Larkin provided Tveit with his Broadway debut in 2006 and opened the doors for more roles to come. In the following year, he portrayed D'Artagnan in a musical adaptation of The Three Musketeers that played at the North Shore Music Theatre from late August to early September. July saw Tveit play Matt in the Barrington Stage Company's Calvin Berger. 2008 proved to be a busy year for the actor. He starred as Gabe in the off-Broadway production of the musical Next to Normal, which