She artistically transfers her adaptability onto the stage and screen and has performed in several plays: Carnage /Fraulein Julie/Emilia Galotti/Madame, es ist angerichtet/Boeing Boeing and in July 2015 played the White Queen in the Drama Club production ‘Alice in Wonderland’, directed by Michael Gonszar. Sharon joined the English Theatre teaching program TIES (Theatre in Education Service) in 2014 assisting and facilitating Drama Network Projects in and around Frankfurt with workshops being planned in Cheshire, near Manchester from Autumn 2015 and Dublin in Spring 2016.
Since 1999 she‘s been teaching contemporary dance technique, Laban Movement Analysis for improvisation, composition and teaching studies in various contexts: in professional dance education (Codarts/Rotterdamse Dansacademie, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Amsterdam, MA V.I.E.W. at DSHS Cologne, professorship at Sung-Kyun-Kwan-University Seoul 2005/2006 as well as at Palucca School Dresden 2007-2009…), for independent institutions (Henny Jurriens Stichting Amsterdam, tanzhaus nrw, pact zollverein, tanzlabor_21…) and professional dance companies (Ballet Preljocaj, Ballet de Marseille, Ultima Vez, Neuer Tanz, Norrdans, Staatstheater Braunschweig). She worked as a Judge for international dance competitions in Korea and Japan.
Gabrielle Staiger lives in Frankfurt, where she also creates dance and theatre productions with youngsters. She has contributed the choreographies to the following ETF Drama Club Productions: Threepenny Opera, The Crucible, The Black Rider.
Her first experience as a costume designer was for the Chaincourt Theatre Company at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. In 2006 she worked as a costume assistant for the choreographer/director Wanda Golonka on Crave by Sarah Kane. During the same year she was part of the creative team of the Sebastian Hartmann production Being Lawinky. She did costume design for the ETF Drama Club Productions of Threepenny Opera and Arthur Miller`s The Crucible and Robert Wilson/Tom Waits , The Black Rider.
She was also assistant costume designer for the successful productions of The Who`s Tommy, Rain Man, Breaking the Code, Sweet Charity, Saturday Night Fever, Ghost all for The English Theatre Frankfurt.
She will be assistant to the director and costume designer in the upcoming 2015 Drama Club production of Alice in Wonderland sponsored by Kulturfonds Rhein-Main.