פרופ' דוד זינדר

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פרופ' דוד זינדר
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מידע כללי

קורות חיים

Education

1976

PhD. summa cum laude, U.C. Berkeley.
(PhD. dissertation published by UMI Ann Arbor, see under Publications.)

1966

B.A.Hons. Dept. of Drama, University of Manchester

   

Academic position

 

As of October 1st, 2005  Professor Emeritus

 

As of July 2003, Full Professor at Tel Aviv University.

 

1976 to the present - Teacher of acting and directing at TAU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

תחומי מחקר

 

Professional Experience:

Future Directing Projects:

  • 2007 Phaedra, An Adaptation, at the Hungarian National Theatre, Cluj, Rumania.
  • 2006 – at the Hungarian State Theatre of Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania – the play has not been selected yet.
  • 2005 Molly Sweeney, by Brian Friel at the Herzliya Ensemble, Israel

 

Directing:

2004 (Oct.-Dec.) –The Bacchae, an original adaptation of Euripedes' play at

the Hungarian National Theatre of Cluj, Rumania

2003 - The Inspector After Magritte, double bill of plays by Tom

Stoppard, at the Hungarian National Theatre, Cluj, Rumania.

- Song of Blood 4th version of my adaptation of Lorca’s

BLOODWEDDING, at Tel Aviv University.

Right You Are! (If you think so), by Pirandello, Tel Aviv University.

2002 – The Dybbuk, at the Hungarian State Theatre, Cluj, Rumania (Nominated

for Best Performance of 2002 by UNITER, the Rumanian Theatre Union; Best Actress of 2002 Award for lead actress Imola Kezdi.)

2001 - Blood Will Have Blood – adaptation of MACBETH, at Tel Aviv U.

(TAU).

1999 – Poטme du sang, 3rd version of my adaptation of Lorca’s

BLOODWEDDING, at the Conservatoire de l’art dramatique, Liטge, Belgium.

1998 – HAMLETDREAMING – an adaptation of Hamlet, at TAU.

1996 - Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry, at TAU.

1996 – Blodetsang, 2nd version of my adaptation of Lorca’s

BLOODWEDDING, at International Michael Chekhov School, Aarhus

Denmark.

- KASPAR, by Peter Handke, at TAU and the International StudentTheatre Festival, Brno, Czech Republic. (Winner of Festival Prize for Best Acting)

1995 - Song Of Blood, original adaptation of Lorca’s BLOODWEDDING, at

TAU.

1994 - The Inn Of Spirits by Nathan Alterman, at TAU.

1992 - Hinkeman, by Ernst Toller, at TAU (Israeli premiere)

 

1991 - The Real Inspector Hound & After Magritte, by Tom Stoppard,

at TAU (Israeli premiere)

-The Way of the World, by Congreve, at TAU (Israeli premiere)

1990 - “COC-TAIL”, a double-bill including: Desire Caught By The Tail, by

Picasso, The Eiffel Tower Wedding by Jean Cocteau (both Israeli

premieres), performed at Cocteau Centennial Festival, TAU.

1989 - Everyman, anonymous, adaptation by Aryeh Sachs, at TAU.

-The Suitcase Packers by Hanoch Levin, TAU

- Lysistrata, by Aristophanes, TAU

1988 - Tonight We Improvise by Luigi Pirandello, at TAU.

- The Moment Before by Israel Eliraz, at the Akko Fringe Theatre Fes-

tival.

1987 - Three Loves, a one-woman show based on a short story by Amalia Ca-

hana Carmon (“Ne’ima Sasson Writes Poetry”) and a theatrical mono-

logue by Yehoshua Sobol. Guest performance at the Akko Fringe

Theatre Festival.

- House Of Bones, by Roland Dubillard (Israeli premiere), TAU.

1986 - Shop, by Hillel Mittelpunkt, at Berkeley Jewish Theatre, Berkeley,

California.

- Game And Mask, improvisation performance, at the Negev Theatre (over 200 performances ‘86-’88).

1985 - A Month In The Country, by Turgenyev, at U.C. Berkeley - The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, at The Kibbutz Seminary

1984 - Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss, at TAU

1984-85 - Give And Take, Improvisation show with the Neveh Tzedek Theatre

Group (over 150 performances ‘85-’88).

1984 - Story Games, Improvisation performance based on fairy tales with the

Theatre for Children and Youth (over 100 performances).

1982 - Theatre Games, Improvisation performance with the Theatre for Chil-

dren and Youth (Over 150 performances).

- Ubu Roi, by Alfred Jarry, at TAU.

- Theatre II, by Samuel Beckett, at TAU

1979 - Genesis, experimental work based on the Book of Genesis, at the

Habima National Theatre.

1978 - Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, by Tom Stoppard, at the

Khan Theatre in Jerusalem. (Israeli premiere)

- Victor, by Roger Vitrac. At TAU.

1977-80 - Theatre Games, improvisation performance with the Khan Theatre

in Jerusalem (over 400 performances ‘77-’80).

1976 - The Breasts Of Tiresias, by Guillaume Apollinaire, at TAU (Israeli premiere)

 

פרסומים

Books
The Surrealist Connection - Towards an Aesthetic of Surrealist Theatre/ UMI, Ann Arbor, 1980. (PhD. dissertation, chosen by UMI for publication in its Avant-Garde Series.
Books In preparation
Chekhov  Now!, a collection of essays by practitioners of the Michael Chekhov technique on present-day applications of the Technique.
Black Fire/White Fire, a diary of the creation of an adaptation of The Dybbuk for the Hungarian National Theatre of Cluj, Rumania, including a highly detailed, annotated text of the adaptation.
Song of Blood, a diary of the four-part creation of the adaptation of Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca.
Collected Adaptations, an anthology of all the theatre adaptations I have created over the years.
Articles
Wealth in Poverty - Theatre in Russia, 1981/ Bamah Theatre Quarterly, Summer 1981.
Coc-Tail - On the production of Desire Caught by the Tail by Picasso and The Eiffel Tower Wedding, by Cocteau, at TAU, Assaf Theatre Quarterly, Spring 1990.
White fire/Black Fire  on the production of an Israeli version of The Dybbuk at the Hungarian National Theatre of Cluj, Romania; in Teatron, the Israeli theatre journal.
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