About the Team

Avivit Shaked  


Theater Director, playwright and Group Facilitator of Community Theater. Founder of INSTED-ISRAEL.

Graduated MFA in directing at the Theater Arts Dept. Tel-Aviv University. Also studied puppetry and performed Puppet Theater at Holon Puppet College. 

 

Among Plays she directed at Professional fringe Theater:

“Spoonface Shteinberg” by Lee Hall (“Tzavta” Theater and “Theateronetto” Festival 2009, 2008), “Monsieur Fugue ou le mal de terre” by Lilian Atlan (“Tzavta” Theater 2010), “Man’s Dream” by Rotem Bruchin (“Reading Directive” Festival- “Tzavta” Theater 2011), “Rape/Punish” (“Woman” Festival 2007). “Jean-Lui commits suicide” by Rami Yerushalmi (“Hasimta theatre”2015)

 

Directing Activity/Work at Professional Theater:

Director Assistant for Nola Chelton on “End of Game” by Samuel Becket; production and “Adama kdosha” by Muhamad Kassimi (“Khan” Theater, Jerusalem 2010), director assistant and play Manager for Yoav Bar-Lev on “The Witch from the House next door” (“Mediatech” Holon  2012).

 

Directing at theatre studio:

“Dryfuss”, by Jean Claude Grumberg (“Aspeclaria”, Jerusalem 2011); “Little Red Riding Hood”, by Avivit Shaked (Youth Studio- “YouthStage” 2012); “Polylogim”, by Avivit Shaked, directing and writing (Festival “SmallBama” 2006).

 

Directing at Drama and Acting Schools:

Director assistant for Nola Chelton and actress at “Darfur at Home”, by Joshua Sobol (Tel-Aviv University 2009); director assistant for Nola Chelton on “Bedouins”, by Roy Rashkes (Tel-Aviv University  2007).

 

Community Theater production:

Director and group facilitator of community groups- youth immigrants from former Soviet Union countries and Ethiopia. Documentary Theater for youth and Holocaust survivors. Troubled youth, Convicts in the “Bet Lid” Prison. Directing and production of graduation show at “Beeri” School in Rishon LeZion.

Elat Hagage


Actress and Producer, graduate of a 3-year Conservatory at Moshe Vapnik Acting Studio, and a Summer Conservatory at Stella Adler Acting Studio New York.

Independent Fringe productions as a producer:

“Three Tall Women”/Edward Albee (Karov Theater, Suzanne Dellal, Tel Aviv, and cultural centers throughout the country).
“DORIAN”- Adaptation to “The Portrait of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde, (Performance Stage Platform , Tel Aviv).
“Harmony”- one act monodrama, by Abigail Friedman
“The Magic Flute”- Children adaptation to the famous Mozart Opera (Suzanne Dellal, Tel Aviv).
“Shirley and the Cans” – Production and performance management. Improvisation group, winners of the Israeli Championship of Improvisation. (Tzavta, Tel Aviv).

Acting credits include:

“Three Tall Women”/ Edward Albee – as the character “A” (Karov Theater, Suzanne Dellal, Tel Aviv, and cultural centers throughout the country).
“The Magic Flute”- Children adaptation to the famous Mozart Opera, As princess Pamina (Suzanne Dellal, Tel Aviv).
“One Flew Over The Cuckoos’ Nest”- Adaptation the original book by Ken Kesey, as nurse Maria, Fanny Suger (Suzanne Dellal, Tel Aviv)

 

Past team

Jonathan Szwarc


Actor, Director and  writer.

Founder of “HaStudio” theater in Haifa, Israel and its artistic manager.

Co-director at INSTED-ISRAEL

Graduated  acting studies at Nissan Nativ acting studio in Tel aviv.

Among Plays he directed at Professional fringe Theater:

“DUZ.PUA” – A theatrical – musical show, recreating Israeli Eurovision classics in an exact manner , from the seventies until today(Suzanne Dellal center, Tel aviv 2009-2012);

“The Lover” by Herold Pinter (HaStudio theater, Haifa 2008-2009)

“EifoMima?” (“Where’s who-what?”) – an impro show style “Who’s line is it anyway?” (HaStudio theater, Haifa 2014 – today);

“Peter pan 3.0” – a grownup version of the children’s story.  (HaStudio theater, Haifa 2015 – today)

Community Theater production:

“Between Night and Dawn” by  Joshua Knaz (HaStudio youth learning group)

 

Among plays he perform at Professional fringe Theater:

” Miscalculation” by Ron Yeshua (various theaters 2014 – today)

“Beyond the Border” by Y.H Brenner (various theaters 2013)

“Tsotsi” by Oded Liphshitz (Tmuna theater 2009)

 

Among plays he perform at Professional Theater:

“Something to Die for” by Nikolai Erdman (Haifa Theater 2012)

“Chocolate” by Roy Maliach Reshef (Bet Lesin Theater 2007)

“Doly City” by Orly Castel-Bloom (Cameri Theater 2006)

Sharon Gombosh

Director and teacher. Co-director at INSTED-ISRAEL.

Graduated MFA in directing at the Theater Arts Dept. Tel-Aviv University. Faculty Excellence Scholarship Winner of 2011. Graduated Anat Barzilay acting school. Won the award for directing and stage design for her work at “SmallBama” 10 festival.

 

Hagar Raanan

Dramaturg, translator and teacher. Dramaturg for INSTED-ISRAEL.

BA Theater Arts Dept. Tel-Aviv University and Venice International University. Finished MA at the Theater Arts Dept. Tel-Aviv University.