Mira Hirsch

  • Former founder and artistic director of Jewish Theatre of the South (13 years)
  • Former President – AJT
  • Director/Facilitator of Project Tolerance – a teen social-issue theater project creating and presenting original theater pieces about the Holocaust and contemporary prejudice, discrimination and bullying.
  • Freelance Professional Theater Director (Atlanta, GA) – numerous directing credits with premiere Atlanta theater companies: Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta Lyric Theatre, the Center for Puppetry Arts, Synchronicity Theatre and Stage Door Players.
  • Co-Author of the new Routledge Press publication “Enacting History: A Practical Guide to Teaching the Holocaust Through Theater,” (with Arnold Mittleman and Janet Rubin.)
  • Workshop Facilitator for Teachers – instructing educators to lead Holocaust Education-based theater activities.
  • Workshop Facilitator – Students – instructing middle and high school classes in Holocaust Education-based theater activities.


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