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Maya Arad Yasur

 

Maya Arad Yasur (1976) is an Israeli playwright and dramaturge. She holds a Master’s degree in Dramaturgy from the University of Amsterdam. She has been working as a dramaturge in the Netherlands and Israel, specializing in devised theatre and documentary theatre. Her plays have been staged and read in various theatres in Israel, Germany, Austria, Norway and the U.S. Her play Amsterdam is the winner of the Berliner Theatertreffen Stückemarkt 2018.

Biografie

Maya Arad Yasur (1976) is an Israeli playwright and dramaturge. She holds a Master’s degree in Dramaturgy from the University of Amsterdam where she graduated with distinction. Maya Arad Yasur has been working as a production dramaturge in the Netherlands and in Israel, specializing in devised theatre and documentary theatre. As a playwright her interest lies in issues of identity, exile and war through the dissection of narrative mechanisms. Her plays have been staged and publicly read in various theatres in Israel, Germany, Austria, Norway and the U.S. and were published in leading theatre magazines in Germany, Poland and Israel. She won the Habima (Israel's National Theatre) prize for emerging artists for her play God Waits at the Station (2015) and the 1st prize for playwriting of the International Theatre Institute for her play Suspended (2011). Her play Amsterdam is the winner of the Berliner Theatertreffen Stückemarkt 2018.

 

Plays:

Amsterdam (2018)
Suspended (2016)
Ten Minutes from Home (2015)
God Waits at the Station (2014)

 

 

List of plays and production history:


AMSTREDAM (2018)
A Staged reading at the Berliner Festspiele, winner of Theatertreffen Stückemarkt 2018.
World premiere: Haifa Repertory Theatre, Israel. July 2018. Director: Mor Frank.
A staged reading in Paris, as part of the program REGARDS CROISES France/Israel 2018.
SUSPENDED (2016)
World premiere (2016): Upstream theatre in St. Louis, USA.
German premiere (2018): Deutsches Theater Göttingen
Staged readings: Norske Teatret Oslo (2011), Stadttheater Bremerhaven (2011), Blank Theater, Los Angeles (2012) (all with the play's previous title: Diamond Stars). HaBayit Theatre, Tel-Aviv (2018).
Publication: The Israeli theatre periodical Teatron (2018).
Awards: 1st prize of the international playwriting competition of ITI – UNESCO (with its previous title Diamond Stars).
Nomination for "Outstanding Drama Award" of 2016 in St. Louis
TEN MINUTES FROM HOME (2015)
World premiere: Habima, Israel's National Theatre.

GOD WAITS AT THE STATION (2014)
World premiere – Habima (National Theatre of Israel) 2014
European Premiere – Volkstheater Wien 2015
German Premiere  - Staatsschauspiel Dresden 2016
German 2nd Production – Theater Paderborn, May 2017
Staged Readings – Akademie der Kunste, Berlin 2015
Publication – Theater der Zeit, January 2016 / Dialog (Polish), June 2017
Festivals: TERRORisms International Theatre Festival, Schauspiel Stuttgart (Habima) / Reims Scenes D'Europe (Habima) / Radikal Jung (Schauspiel Dresden)
Awards: Winner of the "Habima Prize for Emerging Artists.nomination for "Best Playwright Award" of 2014 in Israel /

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2 Amsterdam [eerste scene] >3 2017 EN downloaden
1 God Waits at the Station [first scene] 2014 EN downloaden