Gil has worked for theatre companies in Virginia, New York, Wisconsin, and California. He is an actor, director, producer, and Professor of Acting and Directing in the Department of Theatre & Communication Arts at Whittier College in Los Angeles, California, where he also serves as Associate Dean of Academic Support and First Year Programs.
He is the founder and producing artistic director of Enceladus Theatre Company, a professional company staging new and classical works in southern California. Recent acting and directing credits include: Hamlet, Two Gentlemen of Verona, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Comedy of Errors, The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Angels in America, Part One, Millennium Approaches, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. He was also a founding member of the Remnant Theatre Company.
Gil is the recipient 2016 Excellence in Theatre Education from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 8. In 2018 and 2021, Gil received Key to the College Award for his dedication and support of students at Whittier College. In February 2020, Gil was recognized by the KCACTF Region 8 with the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion. It is the most prestigious award given by KCACTF and is considered one of the great honors in theatre education.
Gil is the past National Chair for Representation, Equity, and Diversity for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, having served as the Chief Officer for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the organization. Additionally, Gil has served as the National Co-Vice Chair for KCACTF. In these dual leadership roles for KCACTF, Gil strived to integrate equitable and inclusive practices for programming offered as parts of Regional and National Festivals.
Gil is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Stage Directors and Choreographer Society, and Association for Theatre in Higher Education, He holds an MFA in Acting from the University of Virginia and earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside as a double major in Dramatic Arts and History.