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Irena Shulman

E-mail: art@irenashulman.com

site: www.irenashulman.com

Education:

2007-2009 Departmant of Theatre Art's, Tel Aviv University (TAU), Mfa directing

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,

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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.

Recommendations available on demand.