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Teaching

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

 Professor Gabriel’s research interests include: acting and directing; physical theatre, dance theatre, and movement for the stage; American theatre and drama; women in theatre; world performance studies; theatre for young audiences; Latino/a theatre; the historical Avant-Garde; popular entertainment.

Professional Presentations

  •  Henrik Ibsen Memorial Symposium, Hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, 2006.
  • Professor G is ABD, or Why I Hate Zombie Movies.  Association for Theatre in Higher Education, San Francisco 2005.
  • Push Back the Desks: Interactive Learning in Multiple Disciplines.  Anne Ferren Teaching Conference, American University 2005.
  • Becoming the Avant-Garde: The Variedad in Contemporary Theatre.  Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Toronto 2004.
  • Panel Discussion on A View from the Bridge.  Arthur Miller Symposium, University of Michigan 2000.

Selected Publications

  •  The Hero Quest and the Hula Hoop: Brian Lobel’s BALL.  Text and Performance Quarterly, Volume 28, Issue 1 & 2 January 2008.  Taylor & Francis Journal Production, Routledge Press, Oxfordshire UK.
  • Distance Learning Programs in Dance for The Kennedy Center in Conjunction with Prince William Network.  Reviewer of ten online programs.
  • Study Guide, Meet John Doe, Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC.
  • Study Guide, A Christmas Carol, Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC.
  • Study Guide, Shenandoah, Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC.
  • Study Guide, Leading Ladies, Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC.
  • Study Guide, Grapes of Wrath, Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC.
  • Study Guide, 1776, Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC.

Exhibitions/Performances

  •  Director, Laptop Ladies Playfest: 10-4, Produced by Washington Women in Theatre at the Warehouse Theatre, Washington DC
  • Actor, Death and the Maiden, Katzen Arts Center, American University
  • Actor, Interrogation in Iraq, Metro Stage, Arlington, VA
  • Director, I Heart Gertrude, Produced by Washington Women in Theatre at the H Street Playhouse, Washington, DC
  • Actor, Cat on the Rails, Embassy of the Czech Republic, Washington, DC
  • Actor, On Tidy Endings, Trumpet Vine Theatre Company, Washington, DC
  • Assistant Director, Retratos, Discovery Theatre Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC