Member – Gabrielle Juliette Widman

Last seen as Maria and Susannah in LOoP’s world premiere show, “We Met in Moscow”, Gabrielle also played Gretchen in “The Student Prince.” Besides being a member of LOoP, Gabrielle has also worked with other theatrical organizations around town. Last year she was seen playing the infamous Maddy Monroe in “Tony and Tina’s Wedding” for the Mask & Mirror theatre company. In addition to performing, native Oregonian Gabrielle, is also an eclectic artist and teacher. Participating in the annual “Fertile Ground Festival” in Portland as an instant playwright two consecutive years in a row, Gabrielle also directed her own plays. While journeying across the country as well as overseas for several years to originally pursue an operatic career, Gabrielle spent time teaching, acting, writing and directing. Later, while living in Los Angeles, she co-wrote and directed an original children’s musical as well as created her own original rock band. Since returning home, she’s written, directed and produced 2 solo shows and several short plays. Gabrielle is thrilled to have been given the title role of Princess Ida and is extremely grateful to the artistic director, cast and crew of LOoP for this opportunity as well as all their hard work!

Gabrielle has performed in the Light Opera of Portland’s: