Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle

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KAPLAN-MAYER, Gabrielle
(Gabrielle Suzanne Kaplan)

PERSONAL:

Female. Ethnicity: "Jewish." Education: Emerson College, B.F.A. (performing arts), 1993; Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, M.A. (Jewish studies), 2001. Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Philadelphia, PA. Agent—Jewish Lights Publishing, P.O. Box 237, Sunset Farm Offices, Rt. 4, Woodstock, VT 05091. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer, performer, and educator. Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education, Philadelphia, PA, creative arts consultant; Philadelphia Young Playwrights Festival, teacher. Actress in one-woman shows, including Zoom Gali Gali! and Greta in Seven Parts. Also worked as critic and reporter for Chicago Reader, Chicago, IL.

WRITINGS:

(As Gabrielle Suzanne Kaplan) The Magic Tanach and Other Short Plays, A.R.E. Publishing (Denver, CO), 1999.

(As Gabrielle Suzanne Kaplan) Extraordinary Jews: Staging Their Lives: One-Act Plays for Teens, A.R.E. Publishing (Denver, CO), 2001.

Insulin Pump-Therapy Demystified: An Essential Guide for Everyone Pumping Insulin, Marlowe & Company (New York, NY), 2003.

The Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies, and Celebrations, Jewish Lights Publishing (Woodstock, VT), 2004.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Diabetes Forecast, September, 2003.

Library Journal, March 15, 2003, Janet M. Schneider, review of Insulin Pump-Therapy Demystified: An Essential Guide for Everyone Pumping Insulin, p. 106.

ONLINE

Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education Web site,http://www.acaje.org/ (April 16, 2004).

Fass Speakers Bureau Web site,http://www.fasspr.com/ (April 16, 2004), "Gabrielle Kaplan Mayer."