Lyam Bonnie Gabel
Lyam Bonnie Gabel (they, them) is a director, writer, and social practice artist who creates containers for collective remembering and radical celebration. They are a co-creator of Alleged Lesbian Activities, the nationally touring performance about the history of lesbian bars (www.lastcallnola.org). Current work includes inside[OUTSIDE], a geo-located soundscape and AR experience exploring trans* euphoria and queer ecology; and the dance floor, the hospital room and the kitchen table, about care during the early years of the AIDS crisis. They have worked with playwrights, ensembles, and solo artists to develop work at Judson Church, Pipeline, Leviathan Lab, The Theater Offensive, and The New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center. Their work is funded by MAP, the Network of Ensemble Theaters, National Performance Network, NEFA National Theater Project, and Alternate Roots.
They are a 2020 MFA candidate in directing at Carnegie Mellon University and were a Drama League Fellow in 2017. Upcoming projects include i hope they haunt you for Spring, 2021 at Carnegie Mellon.