פרופ' דוד זינדר
PhD. summa cum laude, U.C. Berkeley.
B.A.Hons. Dept. of Drama, University of Manchester
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.
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
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.
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
- 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
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-
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
- House Of Bones, by Roland Dubillard (Israeli premiere), TAU.
1986 - Shop, by Hillel Mittelpunkt, at Berkeley Jewish Theatre, Berkeley,
- 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)