Permanent engagements took him to theaters, such as the Daile Theater Riga (Dailes teātris) as well as the New Theater Riga (Jaunais Rīgas teātris), where he also appeared in a production of “Sonja” (directed by Alvis Hermanis, 2006), a play that was presented at international festivals and honored with several awards. In addition to his cooperation with directors such as Matthias Hartmann, Mara Kimele, Marcus Zohner, Arnolds Linins and Adolf Schapiro, he was also seen in numerous international projects by Alvis Hermanis, including “Väter” (Schauspielhaus Zürich, 2007), “Das Eis” (Ruhrtriennale, 2005) and “Oblomow” (Schauspielhaus Köln, 2011). For his contribution to Latvian theater, Gundars Āboliņš was awarded the Three-Star-Medal of Latvia. Apart from his commitment to the theater, he appeared in numerous films, such as “Midsummer Madness” (directed by Alexander Hahn, 2006), “Die kleinen Bankräuber” (directed by Armands Zvirbulis, 2008) and “Monsieur Taurins” (directed by Alexander Hahn, 2011).
At the Münchner Kammerspiele, Gundars Āboliņš was seen on stage already in 2013 in the guest performance “The Secret of Kabbalah” (directed by Alvis Hermanis) within the framework of the theater festival “Relations”.
Starting with the 2015/16 season Gundars Āboliņš is a permanent member of the Münchner Kammerspiele ensemble.