Inducted Saturday, October 2, 2010
Becky Gulsvig graduated a year early from Moorhead High School in 2000. While at Moorhead High School, she participated in Key Club, Student Council, choir, Carolers, and the fall musicals. Gulsvig also participated on the speech team, placing 13th at the National Forensic League tournament her sophomore year and sixth in the state tournament her final year. While in Moorhead, Gulsvig also participated in the musicals at Trollwood Performing Arts School and danced with Kathy and Eddie Gasper.
After graduation, Gulsvig moved to New York City to pursue her dream of being on Broadway. She worked in Philadelphia, New Jersey, Connecticut and on a cruise ship, which toured Europe, the Caribbean and the New England coast.
In 2004 Gulsvig made her Broadway debut as Lou Ann in "Hairspray." After a year she took over the principal role of Amber Von Tussle. Gulsvig’s next Broadway role was in "Legally Blonde the Musical." She was a member of the original cast, playing Leilani and understudying the lead role. Gulsvig was in the Broadway company for a year and a half before leaving to star as Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde" in the first national tour. She toured the country for two years with "Legally Blonde."
In 2009 Gulsvig was nominated for the Helen Hayes award for her role in "Legally Blonde." She received the Barrymore award for best ensemble in a musical for "Baby Case" in 2001, and in 2006-07 she received the ACCA Award for outstanding Broadway chorus for "Legally Blonde."
Gulsvig’s television appearances include a short stint on "All My Children," a national Verizon commercial, "The Bonnie Hunt Show," a special appearance on "The Tony Awards," "The View," "The Today Show" and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Gulsvig also enjoys performing the national anthem and has done so at many professional games, including the New York Rangers, New York Knicks, Texas Rangers, Florida Panthers and Anaheim Angels.
Becky is married to Tyler Fisher. They live in New Jersey with their golden retriever.
Update: In 2015, Gulsvig originated the role of Cinderella in the Off-Broadway show “Disenchanted,” and she played Cynthia Weil in the U.S. national tour of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.” On October 10, 2016, Gulsvig returned to Broadway as Patty in the musical “School of Rock.” Beginning in October 2018, Gulsvig will play Beverley Bass in the national tour of “Come From Away.” Gulsvig and her husband have a daughter, Hazel.