Advanced Actor Combatant
Gaby Labotka is an actor, director, choreographer, and more living and working in the city of Chicago.
Recent performance credits include: Neverland (Prop Thtr); A Story Told in Seven Fights (Neo-Futurists); We're Gonna Be Okay (ATC); Peter and the Starcatcher (Metropolis Theatre Company); Henry V (Babes with Blades); Romeo and Juliet (Teatro Vista); and The Hammer Trinity (The House Theatre of Chicago).
Recent choreography credits include: Zurich (Steep Theatre); Borealis (The House Theatre); Hamlet (The Gift Theatre); Through the Elevated Line (Silk Road Rising); A Story Told in Seven Fights (Neo-Futurists); Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea (First Floor Theater); The Good Fight (Babes with Blades); A Swell in the Ground (The Gift); Night in Alachua County (WildClaw Theatre);and Romeo and Juliet (Teatro Vista, 2017).
Recent directing credits include: Wasteland Hero (Reutan Collective) [Trans]formation (The Living Canvas); and The Dictionary Project.
Gaby is an Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, has received training from Intimacy Directors International, and is often a Teaching Assistant for stage combat classes at MACE, Roosevelt University, and The Actors' Gymnasium. Gaby is the Associate Artistic Director of the Chicago Theatre Marathon, a proud member of ALTA, and she is a fierce advocate for respect, empathy, representation, inclusion, and safety in the theatre.
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Skill Proficiency History
|Dec 1, 2019||Quarterstaff||Evanston, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
Single Sword SPR
|Mar 3, 2019||Single Sword||Chicago , Illinois||Recommended Pass|
Fall 2017 SPR Workshop
|Sep 24, 2017||Unarmed||Chicago, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
|Sep 24, 2017||Small Sword||Chicago, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
Actor's Gym Spring of 2017 Knife
|Jun 4, 2017||Rapier and Dagger||Evanston, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
|Jun 4, 2017||Knife||Evanston, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
Pre- Brawl of America 2017
|May 26, 2017||Broadsword and Shield||MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota||Recommended Pass|
Broadsword Spring of 2017
|Mar 19, 2017||Broadsword||Evanston, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
2016 NSCW - AACW & Interns
|Jul 8, 2016||Quarterstaff||Winston-Salem, North Carolina||Recommended Pass|
|Jan 10, 2016||Knife||Chicago, Illinois||Basic Pass|
Fall 2015 SPR Workshop
|Sep 27, 2015||Single Sword||Chicago, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
|Dec 14, 2014||Small Sword||Chicago, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
MACE - Movement and Combat Education
|Mar 30, 2014||Unarmed||Chicago, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
|Mar 29, 2014||Broadsword||Chicago, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
|Mar 29, 2014||Rapier and Dagger||Chicago, Illinois||Basic Pass|
|Mar 8, 2014||Broadsword and Shield||Saint Charles, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
The Actor's Gym
|Jun 16, 2013||Quarterstaff||Evanston, Illinois||Recommended Pass|
|Mar 10, 2013||Broadsword||Evanston, Illinois||Basic Pass|
|Mar 10, 2013||Single Sword||Evanston, Illinois||Basic Pass|
|Mar 10, 2013||Unarmed||Evanston, Illinois||Basic Pass|
Illinois State University Skill Proficiency Test/Skills Renewal Test
|Dec 16, 2011||Rapier and Dagger||Normal, Illinois||Recommended Pass|