Gabe Maharjan is an actor and creator based in Tio'tia:ke/Montreal. Growing up, Gabe did workshops at The Black Theatre Workshop and the MSOPA where they developed a love for play and storytelling. Gabe is currently writing a new theatrical project while in residence at Imago Theatre.
Gabe is an alumnus of the Dome and the Black Theatre Workshop’s Artist Mentorship Program in the actor’s stream. They also participated in Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal’s Young Creators Unit and Teesri Duniya’s Fireworks Program, where they developed Eva in Rio, a new play. Gabe has received support from Le Festival TransAmérique, Emploi Québec, The Centaur, Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal and Montréal, arts interculturels to developing the piece. They produced a development presentation of Eva in Rio on June 26th and 27th at 8pm at Montréal, arts interculturels.
“…a notable debut performance by Maharjan who graduated from the Dome theatre only a few weeks ago and is sure to be a welcome addition to the Montreal theatre community.”
- Montreal Theatre Hub, review of Memnto Mori (2017)
A selection of Gabe’s performance credits include Jayne in WASP (presented at the 40th Rhubarb Festival at Buddies in Bad Times), Haemon in Raise the Stakes’ Antigone, Eddie in The Last Wife as part of Imago’s “Her Side” festival, Robin in Cabal’s La Somnambule, and Tripp in Sermo Scomber’s Don’t Read the Comments—which won the Frankie Award for Most Promising English Company at the 2018 Montreal Fringe. Gabe voices Hayao in Epsilon Games’ Primus Vita. They made their directorial debut in 2017, when they produced Rajiv Joseph’s Gruesome Playground Injuries (Playground Productions). They are a founder and leader of Playground Productions Montreal. Gabe is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Quebec Drama Federation.