Yoav Michaeli - Playwright, director
BA in acting, MFA in directing; Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University.
Instructor at the L & L Goodman Theatre and Acting School of the Negev and artistic director and founding partner of the Beer Sheva Fringe Theatre.
His works include: “Poker”, Herzliya Ensemble; “A Family on the Train”, Short theatre Festival, Tzavta Tel Aviv; “Death of an Anarchist” and “Candide” at Ha’Sifriya (the Library) Theatre and Beit Zvi; “Doubt” and “Anton in Show Business”, both of which he also translated to Hebrew, at the Holon Acting Studio. At the Goodman Theatre and Acting School of the Negev, he directed “Saturday, Sunday, Monday” (Goodman’s premier production), “Sea”, “Lysistrata”, “Trumpets and Raspberries”.
He has directed in many various capacities at the Teatroneto Festival, ״Mara” theatre, Tel Aviv University theatre, Thelma Yellin School, and others. In 2007, he founded his own theatre company, with which he presented his first play, “Bigamist”, at ZOA house in Tel Aviv. His second play, “Princess Mary 7”, was produced at the Beit Lessin theatre.
At the Fringe theatre: “Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!”, “Addiction”, “Playing With Fire”, “Ayelet’s Secret Elixir”, “The Border Within” (playwright), “The Knight, the Witch, and Lilush the Princess”, “Son of the Last Jew”, "BPolar", "Doctor Baruch", "Goral Hagra", "Naples, Brooklyn, Caesarea".
Eli Levy - Video Art Designer
Eli Levy, cum laude graduate of the television and cinema program at Hadassah College. Working as a producer and director, cinematographer, and film editor for the last 14 years. Director of the ELP film production company. Produces advertisement, image, PR, fundraising, and marketing films for various organizations and government offices. Over the years, he took part in the filming of Israeli television shows such as “The Champion”, “Arab Labor”, and wrote and directed news stories and films for Israeli and foreign broadcasting networks. At present, is independently directing and producing a documentary film with support from the New Foundation for Cinema and Television.
Uri Morag - Lighting Designer
Graduate of the theatre direction and production program at the Kibbutzim College. Teaches lighting master classes at festivals abroad. Designs lighting for Israel’s leading theatres: Cameri, Habima, Haifa Theatre, Beer Sheva Theatre, Beit Lessin; as well as many dance troupes, including Clipa and Inbal Pinto. Winner of the ASSITEJ Stage award for lighting design for children’s theatre - Lighting Designer of the Year 2008/9.
At the Fringe theatre: “Addiction”, “Son of the Last Jew”, BPolar", "Doctor Baruch".
Avi Sechvi - Scenery designer
Graduate of the stage design program, the Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University. During his training, he received a Sharett Scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Winner of the Finkel award at Habima National Theatre for scenery design of the play “Anna Louise and Anton”. Winner of first prize at the 1996 Acco Festival for scenery design of the opera “The Metamorphosis”. Works in scenery design in Israeli theatres and television, his theatre works include: Habima - “Gold”, “Ghosts”, “Life and Death”; Beit Lessin - “Cloudburst”, “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”; Cameri - “The Wondrous Woman Within”, “Amy’s World”, “The Good Son”, “The Father”; The Kibutz Theatre - “Scapegoat”; Tmoona - “A Hop Abroad”, “The Woman from the Sea”, “Any Place in the Bath with No Water”.
At the Fringe theatre: “Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!”, “Playing with Fire”, “Son of the Last Jew”.
Amir Groman - Soundtrack Design and Original Music
Musical creation, composition, adaptation and production.
Gained his primary exposure as a creator and frontman for the band “Marioneta Sol”, which has released four albums, containing mostly tracks that he wrote and composed.
Dedicated to bettering the Israeli alternative music scene.
At the Fringe theatre: Original music for “Son of the Last Jew” and “Different and Strange”.
Maya Bar niv - Costume designer
Graduate of the stage design program, the Kibbutzim College.
Her works include: Ohel Theater-Tarbut Movement - “Garden Stories”; Tmoona Theater - “The Conduct of Life” (2015); Beit Frankfurt Community Theatre - “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, “God of Vengeance”; Acco Festival - “Pnina Paper Heart”; Caesarea Ancient Times Festival-Nissan Nativ Acting Studio - “Winter Funeral”; Teatroneto - “Hunger Artist”, “Only Galia Can See Them”; Orna Porat Theatre and Kibbutzim College - “The Princess and the Pea”.
Holds a BA from Tel Aviv University, the department of Theater, orientation in stage design.
In addition she studied interior design at the Barbara Berezin studio, and curatorship in the Technion's external studies department.
Designed dozens of stages, and hundreds of costumes for theater productions, in various settings - public, private, independent, festivals, acting schools, as well as television productions, photoshoots and events.
Won two prizes from the “Ophir Film Foundation” for artistic management, and costume design for the film "Square of Dreams" (“Kikar Ha’halomot”).
At the Fringe theatre: "Naples, Brooklyn, Caesarea"
Ronen Ben Harush - Light programming and design
Main lighting programmer and operator.
Over 20 years of experience in the field of lighting. works in theaters such as the Cameri, Habima, the Israeli Opera, the Batsheva Dance Company, the Kamea Dance Company, and well known television productions.
Among his works are: "Ensemble Itim", Opera in Masada 2011-2012, Aida and Carmen, Lighting Design, Avi Yona Bueno, Bambi, Opera in the Park - Magic Flute, Lighting Design, Uri Morag, Cameri Theater, Habima Theater, Batsheva Dance Company, Unknown, Galich - Kamea Dance Company.
At the Fringe theatre: "BPolar", "Goral Hagra".