Gaybis is what is known in the business as a triple
threat. She acts, sings and dances.
From Broadway, where she starred in the revival of Oh! Calcutta!
to Las Vegas City Lights
at the Flamingo Hilton.
Her first film Best Little Whorehouse in Texas starred Burt
Reynolds and Dolly Parton.
Many films followed right up to the controversial Showgirls
where under Margurite Derricks choreography
she was featured throughout the film as one of its main dancers.
Annie has been featured opposite John Raitt (father
of Bonnie) in the Los Angeles production of South Pacific
and was selected to work with Placido Domingo in over
a half dozen productions at the Los Angeles Dorothy Chandler including Carmen and
being profiled on 60 Minutes to guest appearances with Regis
as well as guest starring with her husband John Byner
in two holiday specials for the Family Channel.
has worked with Eddie Murphy in Distinguished Gentlemen and Kevin
Costner in Waterworld
as well as guesting on Baywatch,
Sliders, Married With Children, and Leeza.
Gaybis has toured the world with her cabaret show. To date, she has shared the stage with headliners such as Vic Damone,
Phyllis Diller, Rodney Dangerfield, Peggy
Lee, David Brenner, Red Buttons, Hal Linden, Little Richard, Michael Buble, Joel Grey, Kevin Meaney, Michael
Feinstein and Jeff Ross.
Annie started out the year of 2023 performing the role of Ivanka in a role created especially for her talents by director Nelson Sheeley in Die Fledermaus for First Coast Opera.
Ms. Gaybis won 2023 Best Supporting Actress from The Florida International Film Festival for her role in the cult remake of D.O.A. She was invited as special guest to several international film festivals throughout the country, doing onstage questions and answers after each initial screening. It is now available for viewing on Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and VUDU.
And Annie finished off the year portraying Rita in the two-character play, Educating Rita for a sold-out run for City Repertory Theatre. The artistic director of City Repertory, John Sbordone wrote "I have worked with Annie Gaybis for more than 10 years in productions as diverse as The Women and Pgymalion. She has been consistently marvelous. But her last show, as Rita, in Educating Rita, has been her very best. She embodied the character with vitality, a physical presence ad an emotional understanding that had audiences ecstatic about her performance. It was truly a tour de force.
The Annie Gaybis Channel on YouTube continues to feature her singing and dancing.