Artist Bios

Gaby Labotka

Gaby Labotka

(Bio as of November 2021)

Gaby Labotka (Intimacy/Fight Director) returns to Goodman Theatre after previously working on Bernhardt/Hamlet. She is a Chicago-based actor, director, choreographer and more. Labotka is a Certified Intimacy Director with Intimacy Directors International, and Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, a proud member of the Alliance of Latinx Theatre Artists (ALTA). Selected choreography credits include Kiss (Intimacy Director, Haven Chicago);  Desire in a Tinier House (Intimacy & Fight Director); Cymbeline (Assistant Intimacy Director, Great River Shakespeare); Indecent (Associate Intimacy Director, Oregon Shakespeare Festival); La Ruta (Fight Director, Steppenwolf); In the Blood (Fight & Intimacy Director, Red Tape Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (Assistant Fight Director, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis); Hamlet (Fight Director, The Gift); Through the Elevated Line (Fight & Intimacy Director) and more. www.gabylabotka.com

With Goodman Theatre

  • Bernhardt/Hamlet Bernhardt/Hamlet
    1920 Season
    Play by Theresa Rebeck
    Directed by Donna Feore
  • Layalina Layalina
    New Stages 2021
    Play by Martin Yousif Zebari
    Directed by Sivan Battat
  • Nightwatch Nightwatch
    New Stages 2021
    Play by Max Yu
    Directed by Chay Yew