Gab Cody creates immersive, devised and site-specific work as well as theater meant-to- be-performed in a theater. Her multi-media non-traditional documentary project Inside Passage is currently running at Pittsburgh’s Quantum Theatre. She serves as lead writer and co-creator on the immersive urban adventures DODO, (produced in tandem with the Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History and Bricolage Production Company), STRATA and OjO produced in Pittsburgh and at the La Jolla Playhouse's Without Walls Festival (also with Bricolage.) She has been a guest lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University and the College of William and Mary. Her plays have been staged at the La Jolla Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York City’s New Dramatists and Urban Stages, Coconut Grove Playhouse, and at theaters in Seattle, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Sydney, Australia. Over the past three years she has served as a panelist and moderator at the TCG national conference and the Dramatists Guild national conference, leading conversations on immersive and site-informed theater. Her films have screened at the Cleveland International Film Festival, San Francisco Independent Film Festival, New Filmmakers at the Anthology Film Archives in New York, Johns Hopkins Film Festival, New York Horror Film Festival, Big Bear International Film Festival and 11/22 FilmFest in Vienna. Ms. Cody’s collaborations (as screenwriter) with Riley Harmon A Method for Blue Logic and Passengers: Ghost Protocol have premiered at museums and film festivals internationally. Ms. Cody earned her MFA at Point Park University and her BFA at University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She is the Pittsburgh Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild.
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Gab Cody reflects on the birth of The Monologue Project, an initiative that started in Pittsburgh, USA and Dallas, USA to increase the canon of audition-length monologues for women of African Descent.
In this installment, Gab Cody discusses her writing process for both iterations of OjO in Pittsburgh and San Diego.