Gabriella Abbott

Last updated

December 24, 2018
 

Biography

Gabriella is an actor, singer, and playwright who is still waiting for someone to write a quality musical version of A Tale of Two Cities. She is a monologue writer for hire, a freelance writer for MN Playlist, and dreams of someday playing eccentric old ladies on British miniseries.

Upcoming:
Margaret, Anne, and Gossip in Sense and Sensibility at Lyric Arts, directed by Natalie Novacek
Head Sheep in Animal Farm at Lakeshore Players Theatre, directed by Laurie Swigart

Résumé

         Directing / Playwriting
Wasn't This Supposed to Be a Musical? // Book & Co-Lyric Writer, Co-Director, Production Manager // The Skyline Collective (MN Fringe)
Mother Figure, by Alan Ayckbourn // Director in one act play festival // University of Northwestern-St. Paul
Bathrobe Drama Christmas Festival  // Director/Playwright of 10 minute play // University of Northwestern-St. Paul
The Wizard of Oz // Assistant Director under Kristin Aitchison // St Anthony Community Theater

                  Off-Stage/Internships
Various camps // Summer Intern // Nikki Swoboda // Stages Theatre Company            
Into the Woods // ASM Internship // Kara Wolf // Yellow Tree Theatre

                  Training
University of Northwestern-St. Paul, MN: B.A. Theatre, Music Minor (vocal emphasis), Literature Minor
Lundstrom Center for the Performing Arts: Broadway Arts Conservatory

Acting // Brian Grandison, Dr. Don Rainbow, Chrissy Fournier, Mike Davidavich
Improvisation // Dr. Don Rainbow 
Voice (Classical, Musical Theatre, Jazz) // David Goudzwaard, Doreen Hutchings, Catherine McCord Larsen, Susan Casserly-Kosel  
Directing // Jennifer Hunter
Ballet // Jolene Konkel, Jane Casserly-McMonagle, Katie Wodele
Jazz // Jolene Konkel, Jane Casserly-McMonagle, Colleen Ueland 
Tap // Jolene Konkel, Rick Ausland                                               
Piano // Alex Mezeritski

                  Skills
Excellent Spanish, skilled at dialects, improvisation, voice (soprano), piano (12 years), ukulele (1 year), writing, drawing, cross-stitch, hula hooping, own over 200 LIFE magazines from the 1930’s to the 1980’s, owl noises.

Swimming, horseback riding (Level 2 Certified Horsemanship Association), soccer, simple spear/staff fighting.

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