About the Institute

About the institute; Its activities and represented Playwrights
Members and Committee; contact details
Translations and Publications (partial list), including several online translated texts

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Playwrights represented by the Institute of Israeli Drama:
Maya Arad-Yasur
Hanna Azulay-Hasfari
Yosef Bar-Yosef
Inna Eizenberg
Gilad Evron
Hadar Galron
Anat Gov
Oren Jacobi
Ilan Hatsor
Gur Koren
Amnon Levi and Rami Danon
Hanoch Levin
Edna Mazya
Hillel Mittelpunkt
Tzadok Tzemach

The Hanoch Levin Institute of Israeli Drama (NPO)

The Hanoch Levin Institute of Israeli Drama was founded by Noam Semel, former Director General of The Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv, in 2000. The Institute has set as its goal to promote Israeli drama and raise awareness of its crucial role in the formation of Israeli culture, both in Israel and abroad.

The Institute operates in the following fields:

Translation of Contemporary Israeli Drama

The enterprise set the purpose of exposing Israeli drama and encouraging its staging in theatres throughout the world.  Ever since the Institute’s establishment, Israeli plays are staged in major theatres around the world including: Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, England, Austria, Spain, Sweden, Russia, Cyprus, Estonia, Kenya, The Philippines, China, Serbia, Mexico and the United States of America.

Isra-Drama & International Exposure of Israeli Theatre 

An event designed to expose Israeli theatre to the international theater community. During five days, we present the best of Israel’s original productions, accompanied by surtitles. Our guests are invited to panels and discussions, and have the opportunity to meet and talk with our leading theatre creators

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For further information please contact Shimrit Ron, Director at:

[email protected][email protected]; Tel: 972-3-6951188 +972-3-6060951