GABRIELLE RANDLE-BENT is a mother, director, dramaturg, and scholar. Her directorial highlights include co-directing Court Theatre’s production of The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice with Charles Newell, directing 1919 for Steppenwolf for Young Adults, and The Year of Magical Thinking at Remy Bumppo. In 2019, Gabrielle was Court Theatre’s inaugural Research Fellow. She is a co-founder of the Civic Actor’s Studio, a leadership program of the University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement. She has a BA in Drama from Stanford University, an MA in Performance as Public Practice from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a PhD candidate at Northwestern University, and a Senior Lecturer in the Theater and Performance Studies program at the University of Chicago.
Bio as of 9/2022