Gab Cody

Adjunct Faculty, The John Wells Directing Program

Gab Cody creates immersive, devised and site-specific work as well as theater meant-to-be-performed in a theater.

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), Ascendants, STRATA and OjO produced in Pittsburgh and at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls Festival, Daylighitng the Stream an ecological urban adventure produced with Works on Water/Underwater NY on Governor’s Island, NY, and Studio A: Immersive Engagement an embodied sensitivity and diversity training event. Her plays have been staged at the La Jolla Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The August Wilson Center for African American Culture, The Pittsburgh Playhouse, Quantum Theatre, New York City’s New Dramatists and Urban Stages, Coconut Grove Playhouse, and at theaters in Seattle, Chicago, and Sydney, Australia. 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. She served on the Devised Committee at the Dramatists Guild, led by Doug Wright (and including Elevator Repair Service, the Debate Society and Tectonic Theatre company), which produced a new contract template and Devised Theater materials available to all companies working collaboratively. Ms. Cody also produces, directs, and writes for television and independent film.