Born in Switzerland, dancer, actor and performance artist. After a dance career in Europe, she came to Tel Aviv with her Israeli partner and started to build a cross-cultural family and an interdisciplinary line of work for art galleries, museums, theatres and concert venues. Her work includes site specific pieces, time based happenings, stage performances and collaborations with voice artist Anat Pick, visual artist Anat Michaelis-Levy and poet Anat Zecharya. She took part in Clipa Aduma Festival 2010 and 2012 and in Clipa productions since 2011.
Until now, Zvi has managed to be the proud owner of a confectionery, a pizzeria and a coffee shop in Haifa, whilst combining study for a B.A in the Humanities with accordion, guitar and vocal lessons, and performing with his musical-cabaret band "Zvi and the boys" alongside a traveling street performance with his dog Dartanie... In the beginning of 2009 Zvi landed in Clipa's Performance Art Workshop, and in October 2009 joined the group. His first role is of the infamous dog "Shortie" in Clipa's children show "What's Up with Shabtai?" ... When not barking up a tree on stage, Zvi also enjoys painting and gardening...
Musician, performer and creator
Born in Boston, U.S, 1986. Grew up in Tel Aviv. Yonatan took up music at a young age. He began stage-diving at 13 after receiving an electric guitar for his bar-mitzvah. His career in movement began early on as a sprinter, long-jumper and member of Israel's national baseball team.
After majoring in photography and plastic arts in high-school, he completed three years of national service in Jaffa, working with disadvantaged youth as a councilor and teacher of theater, photography, music and creative writing.
In 2006 Yonatan established the multi-lingual hip-hop ensemble System Ali, with which he performs as guitarist and vocalist. He publishes poetry in several literary journals, and is co-editor of the Hebrew-Arabic literary journal Mit'an.
In kindergarten began staging interpretations of Snow White and other such fairy tales. In high school insisted on imitating his teachers at any given chance. The more he grew the more he realized - this must be his destiny.
After his military service studied in the Yoram Levinstein acting studio, after which he studied modern dance and ballet, acrobatics, clowning and physical theater in various institutions. Later specialized in film and T.V acting.
Began working with Clipa Theater in 2001, specializing in performance art and stage design. Took part in Dog's Heart, Four Seasons, Toy Friend, Deus Ex Machina. In 2008 created a solo piece for Clipa Aduma festival. You can see Dedi in Rite of Spring, Tinshemet, as well as in Clipa's new and up-coming production for the Israel Festival this summer.
Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, 1974. Graduated from the Talma Yalin School of the Arts, and over the years has danced with various choreographers and groups, including Liat Dror and Nir Ben-Gal group, Noa Dar Dance Company and Galili Dance Company.
Michal has assumed various roles in Clipa Theater. She serves as the group's rehearsal director and, using her dance skills, has stepped into many acting parts; she also works as an administrator in Clipa, and apart from being a full time sister (to Idit) and a dedicated mother she creates the choreography for many of the group's performances.
Michal manages a fruitful independent career as a choreographer in the Israeli dance scene. Her works have been presented in Curtain Up, Intimadance and other festivals and venues in Israel and abroad (to read more about Michal as a choreographer, press here).
In 2003 and again in 2007 Michal won the Culture, Science and Education Ministry's Award for new creation in dance.
Born in Petah Tikva, Israel, 1974. Asi studied drawing in the Avni Art Institute and stage design at Tel Aviv University.
After graduating he saw the light and designed a substantial number of plays and dance performances, alongside a long period of work at "Compulight", Israel's famous light operation computer manufacturer. From time to time he also designs and builds sets.
Asi's extensive activities in the field include light design for: prize-winning shows at Acco Fringe Festival and Haifa International Children-Show Festival (where he won the lighting award); acclaimed dance groups and choreographers such as Noa Dar, Michal Herman and Tamar Borer; and various theater shows, specializing in visual and puppet theater. He also works on large-scale music productions, with artists such as Ehud Banai.
Since 2007, Asi has taken a key role in forming the "Nazareth Fringe Ensemble" - a unique cultural initiative seeking to establish a professional theater center in Nazareth with and for the local community. Asi is also a resident of the region, living in an igloo-shaped house in kibbutz Tel-Yosef.
After graduating from high school and completing an intensive army service, Uri decided to study theater direction and production at The Kibbutz Seminar College in Tel-Aviv, and continued on to develop a busy career in light design.
Uri shed light upon numerous plays and productions and worked with Habima National Theater, The Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv, Bet Lesin Theater, as well as Herzliya, Haifa and Be'er-Sheva theaters.
Uri joined Clipa Theater in 2000 and has designed light for most of the group's productions.
Uri definitely knows how to prepare fish.
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