Danielle Cohen Levy is a Tel Aviv based director, writer and performer. Cohen Levy creates within the independent theatre world as well as in the Israeli repertory theatres.
Cohen Levy completed her MFA with honors from the Integrated Program of Performance Analysis and Investigative Creative Artist at Tel-Aviv University (2014), and graduated with honors with a BEd from the Directing and Teaching Drama Program at The Kibbutzim College Performing Art School (2009). She is now head of the Acting Preparatory Program at The Kibbutzim college, where she also teaches.
Her play, “The Advocate”, will premiere in April 2018 at the Jerusalem Khan under her direction.
Her joint work with Namer Golan, Worst Case Scenario (2015), was awarded the Unique Stage Language prize, Lighting Design prize and Soundtrack Design prize at the Acco Festival for Alternative Theatre, and the Fringe Award (“Kipod Hazahav”) for Group Work.
Among her other works:
“Why Did the Fish Cry?” (for children, 2016); “The Mysterious Disappearance of M” (2017); “Jewish Circle” (2017); “ “Over My Dead Body” (2014), and “I Am A Woman Warrior” (2014).
Cohen Levy is a recipient of the Original Play Scholarship (“Starting Point”) by the National Lottery Prize for the Performing Arts (2013) and the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship (2009).
The Mysterious Disappearance Of M
An Urban Detective Story
M disappeared 30 years ago, leaving no traces. Years later I was sent by my mother to solve the mystery of his disappearance. It was a journey that began in a former life, in which I had learnt what to save first in a fire, how long one should wait for a lover who has gone, and how it all goes back to Schrodinger’s cat…
- Written and performed by Danielle Cohen Levy
- Co creation and design | Sharon Gabay
- Lighting Design | Yoav Barel
- Stage Design | Mai Aylon
- Artistic Guidance | Naomi Yoeli, Nitsan Cohen