Biography

Education and Professional Practice:

1983-1986 - Graduated Theater Directing Studies at Kibbutzim College of Education, Tel Aviv  

Professional experience - Appointments and Positions:
 
Artistic direction:
1989-1993 - Resident director in "Habima" Israel  National Theater. 
1996-2001 - Artistic Director of the “Khan” theater of  Jerusalem. 
2001-2004 - Artistic Director of the "Israel Festival" in the fields of theater, dance and Israeli creation. 
2004-2006 - Artistic Director of the "Lab" theater, Jerusalem. 
2007-2011 - Artistic director of the "Herzliya Ensemble" theater.

Teaching:
1987-1989 - Kibbutzim College of Education, Tel Aviv 
1989 - "Gitis" Theater Academy , Moscow 
2001-2004 - School of Visual Theater, Jerusalem 
Since October 2015 - Head of Directing Department - Faculty of the Arts, Tel-Aviv University, Associate Professor.

Experience - Professional activities and projects in Israel and abroad:

Theater Director (selection): 
1987-1990 - Beit Zvi, the School of the Arts: 
The House of Bernarda Alba, The Merchant of Venice, Bent (performed at the International Festival in Leningrad), Equus (performed  in Moscow International theater Festival). 
1989 - Young Opera Moscow: The Prodigal Son
1989-1993 - Habima theater: Gold, The Night of the Twenties, The Glass Menagerie, Punktchen und Anton, Hypolitus, Creditors, Low Depth
2002 - The Screens (in cooperation with the Berlin Festival), Alice in Wonderland.
1994-1995 - Be'er Sheva municipal Theater:
Summer and Smoke,  Educating Rita.
1996-2001 - Khan Theater:
The Wedding, Scenes From an Execution (performed in Brussels Kunst International Festival), Princess YvonneThe Virgin from Ludmir, Sky, The Seagull , Back to Desert.
2006 -  The Town of  the Little People (performed in Lodz International Festival)
2005 - Lab  Theater: Salomé
2006 - Theatronetto: In Spitting Distance ( A play which won the first prize at the festival Theatronetto and has been performed in the theater of Peter Brook in Paris , The Barbican center in London, Romaeurope Festival, the Sydney Opera, Theater Schaubuhne Berlin and others. )
The play was nominated among the five final candidates for the prestigious international prize: Freedom  to Create.
Haifa Theater:
2010 - Ulysses on Bottles
2013 - Sea Breeze
2007-2011 - Herzliya Ensemble Theater:
Black Rain (in cooperation with Haifa Theater , has been performed in the international festival in New York ), Yerma ( performed in the International Festival in Budapest ; the show was created in cooperation with the actress Gili Ben Ouzilou and dedicated as a memory to her). 
Don Quixote's Claim , The Town of the Little People ( a remake with the ensemble’s actors , the play was performed in the Municipal Theatre in Heidelberg , Germany, and at the Barbican, London ). 
Three Sisters, Both Upon a Time (in cooperation with the Israeli culture festival in Basel, Theaterspektakel ,Zurich Festival, Tak theater Liechtenstein and the Haifa Theater.)

International independent projects: 
2012 - Yes, stand out of my  Sun (in cooperation with Tak Theater in Lichtenstein,  Theatersektakel, Zurich Festival, Spielart Festival Munich, and the Kur theater in Baden.)
2013 - Jungle of the City (Municipal Theater Augsburg , Germany). The play  was performed with the ensemble’s actors, in the German language. Rehearsals included collaboration between directing students in theater department - Tel Aviv University and students of the Theater Directing School, Munich.
2015 - Three Dog Night (in cooperation with Deutches Theater-Berlin, Hellerau-Dresden)
2016 - Nathan Der Weise (produced by Goethe Institut, Tel Aviv)
2016 - The Bees Road (an independent project)

Membership in committees and artistic judgment:

1995 - Member of the committee - Fringe center in Tel Aviv - Jaffa
1998 - Member of the artistic Prize committee of the Acco Festival
1999 - Member of the festival's Prize committee  of Theatronetto
2000 - Member of the artistic committee of the theater festival in Zurich Theaterspektakel - Zurich
Since January 2013 a member of a committee of scholarships for young artists from the cathedra for Human Rights  named after Emile Zola - Faculty of Law, Rishon Lezion.
2016 - Member of the artistic Prize committee of the Acco Festival
 

Awards:

1991 - Wins a scholarship for directing opera on a behalf of the American- Israel Cultural Foundation
1999 - Winner of the Best Director Award of the Israel Theater Prize for directing the classic play : The seagull (by Anton Chekhov).  Khan Theater.
2000 - Winner of the Best Director Award of the Israel Theater Prize for the best show of the year: The return to the desert (by Bernard- Marie Koltez).  Khan Theater.
2007 - Winner of Landau award for Arts a behalf of the National Lottery, for the achievements and excellence in theater creation.
2010 - Winner of Rosenblum award on behalf of Tel Aviv municipality for the entirety of her creation.
2011 - Winner of the best show (of the original Israeli play ) on the behalf of the Israeli Theater Award for “Youlisses on Bottles”. Haifa Theater.