Born 1963 in Kibbutz Beit-Zera, Israel. After his Military Service at the IDF Theatre, Oren studied drama at Nissan Nativ’s Studio in Tel Aviv and at the Royal Court Theater in London. His plays have been produced at the leading theaters in Israel, including The Habima National Theater, the esteemed Gesher Theater, Haifa Theater, Beit Lessin, and The Jerusalem Khan Theater. His prize winning play “Conviction” was adapted by the Victory Gardens Theater of Chicago, and presented at the Off-Broadway 59E59 Theater.
His writing for the screen includes dozens of scripts for the IBA and Channel 2, among them “White Dance” – Independence day’s central show, Entertainment programs, and specials.
Oren also wrote lyrics for leading Israeli singers including Rami Kleinstein, Aracadi Duchin, and David D’or.
Prizes and awards:
2006 Galilee. Milstein Productions. Best comedy nominee at the ITA – Israeli Theater Awards.
1999 Sea – Le Barrufe Chiozsotte. Gesher Theater. 3 ITA nominations including best adaptation for Oren Neeman.
1996 A Jew in the dark. Habima. Winner of the TheatreNetto Festival Award.
1996 Signed as Resident Playwright at Habima National Theater and received a Scholarship to attend the Royal Court theater’s international playwrights Workshop.
1993 Naamah and the wind. The Kibbutz Theater. Awarded Most Beloved Show at the Haifa Theater Festival.
Plays are not catalogued yet
* Temporary display of non-catalogued plays
2014 S2 Project. Ensemble Can. Tel Aviv.Director: Shlomo Plesner.