Event 5A: Israeli Theatre Maker Panel
Monday, October 26, 12pm – 2pm Eastern Time (9am – 11am Pacific Time)
Shimrit Ron, Director of The Hanoch Levin Institute of Israeli Drama
Igal Ezraty, Israeli Director, Co-Artistic Director, the Arab-Hebrew Theatre of Jaffa
Hadar Galron, Israeli Playwright/Performer Mikveh, The Secrets, Passion Killer, Whistle
Maya Arad Yasur, Israeli Playwright, Amsterdam, Suspended, God Waits at the Station
Noam Gil, Israeli Playwright of Suspicious Incident, The Settler
Hanna Azoulay-Hasfari, Actress, playwright, screenwriter, film director and social activist
Udi Ben Moshe, Artistic Director of the Khan Theater in Jerusalem
Tickets: $15 for Members ($45 for entire conference), $25 for Non-Members ($75 for entire conference)
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Description: A panel with some of Israel’s most well known and notorious theatre makers making theatre now in Israel and across Europe. Get an understanding of the kinds of theatre Israeli theatre artists and companies are making. What are the trends? What are the subjects covered? What are the themes explored? Is anything off-topic or too taboo? Do American plays get done in Israel? Then have an opportunity to virtually meet, talk to them, ask questions, and form relationships.
Moderated by Hadar Galron
12pm – 12:35pm (Eastern Time)
Artistic Director discussion with Igal Ezraty and Udi Ben Moshe. Listen as they discuss what issues, ideas, and themes are important to each of them and how COVID-19 has changed their perspective on their works.
30 mins + 5 mins Q&A
12:35pm – 1:20pm (Eastern Time)
Panel with Israeli Playwrights, Maya Arad Yasur, Noam Gil, and Hanna Azoulay-Hasfari. Hear excerpts from their work and listen to them discuss their unique POVs.
40 mins + 5 mins Q&A
1:20pm – 1:50pm
ONE ON ONE cross-interview with Shimrit Ron and Hadar Galron. Hadar will interview Shimrit about the Hanoch Levine Institute with an overview on where, why and how Israeli plays get produced abroad. Shimrit will interview Hadar, as a playwright and performer, sharing excerpts from some of her International works.
25 mins + 5 mins Q&A.
1:50pm – 2pm (Eastern Time)
Final wrap-up with all 7 Israeli Theatre Makers.