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Irena Miriam Shulman

 
 
    E-mail: art@irenashulman.com
    Born: 1975                                
    site: www.irenashulman.com

 

Education:

2003-2006     Seminar HaKibbutzim, Tel-Aviv. B.Ed in Teaching Theatre and Directing -

·        Meirhold’s Biomechanics

·        Increasing children’s self esteem through mime and drama

 

Practical work throughout B. Ed studies:

·        Wrote programs for teaching mime, stage fights, movement on stage, acrobalance and drama for grammar schools, high schools and theater schools.

·        Directed movie stunts and action scenes

·        Directed school productions

 

1993-1996          “Nissan Nativ” acting school, Tel-Aviv

1990-1993          Cinema stunts studies

1989-1990          Clown studies in The Kiev Performing Circus

1985-1989          Academic High School in Kiev

1986-1989          Mime studies in the Kiev Mime Theater

1983-1986          Acrobalance studies

 

Professional experience:

2008               Raanana Municipal Summer Camp “Around the World”

2008               Developed drama, circus and performing arts program

2008               Directed a musical production for the Kallay High School,                                  Givataym

2008               Theater workshops in cooperation with The Orna Porat            Children's Theater and the Joint

 

2007-2009     Actor and member of production staff for “Hisardut 1+2+3”                                                                  (The    Israeli Channel 10 version of “Survivor”)            

2005-2008     Workshops in mime, comedy, acrobatics, movement on            stage and stage fights.

                        Directed productions for high schools and dance schools.

2007               Mime teacher at The Israeli Clown School

2005-2009     Nissan Nativ Acting School, Tel-Aviv – Taught stage fights,        movement on stage, fitness, yoga and mime

2004-2009     Gordon School of Arts, Herzeliya – Drama and    mime teacher,           instructing mask building, movement on stage,          story telling,    acrobatics and directing musicals and end of the year shows.



Acting and Directing:

2009              Actor – "Revivre" – directed by Haim Buzaglo

2009               Actor – “Outburst X” – directed by Eitan Zur

2008               Actor, mime, stunt and stunt director in Israeli films, Israeli-         French productions, Television series and commercials

2007               Actor and stunt in the Israeli-French production “Hello-  Goodbye” starring Gerard Depardieu

2007               Director and actor “Aeronautic” – acrobalance, mime and      shadow theater

2006-2009     Mime, acrobat and stilt walker at the Israeli Opera for     Rossini’s        “Cinderella on the Road” directed by Rakefet Levi

2004-2009     Dancer and actor in “Elephants Don’t Dance Ballet” Orna Porat            Children’s Theater

2003-2004     Actor and TV show anchor “Special Unit” Channel 9

                        24 weekly programs

1999-2006     Actor “Tourist Guide to Warsaw” Habima National Theater.  Written and directed by Hillel Mittlepunkt

1998-2000     Street performer “Rosh Hutzot Theater” Tel Aviv

1996-1999     Actor in The Kameri Theater’s “Murder” by Hanoch Levine

                        and “The Actor” by Hillel Mittlepunkt

1991-2007          Stunt and double in commercials and in TV and Cinema

                        Productions for the Israeli G.G Studios, Jaffa Productions                                  and Cinema Factory and for American productions such as:                            “Chain of Command” 1994, “Live Mummy” 1993,

                        “Cold to the touch” 1993, “Prison Heat” 1992,

                        “American Cyber” 1992,

                         - For further details, see www.imbd.com

1990-1991          Actor, mime and hostess of shows at the “Alterne Theater” in Tel-Aviv

1989-1990          Clown and Dancer at the Kiev Stage Circus. Shows in Tbilisi, Georgia.

1986-1989          Mime at the Mime Theater, Kiev, the Ukraine.

 

Languages:    Russian, Ukrainian – Fluent

                        Hebrew, English – Very high level. Speech, reading and writing

Computers and internet:       very high level

Other Qualities:  reliable, creative, high work standards, excellent verbal and written expression, broad-minded and knowledgeable in a wide range of fields, responsible, excellent human interaction skills.

 

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