Yael Ronen

Born 1976 in Jerusalem. Author and director for theatre and film/television. Studied playwriting at HB Studio in New York and directing at the Hakibbutzim Seminar in Tel Aviv. There she also directed her first productions, including at the Habima Theatre. Her international breakthrough came with »Third Generation«, a co-production between the Schaubühne, the Habima Theatre and the Ruhrtriennale in 2010 featuring actors from Germany, Israel and Palestine. From 2015 to 2023, in-house director at the Maxim Gorki Theater, including for»Common Ground«, »Roma Armee«, »The Situation« and »Slippery Slope - almost a musical«, with music by Shlomi Shaban. Yael Ronen's work has been invited to the Theatertreffen three times to date, most recently in 2022. She is also a two-time Nestroy Award winner, has been invited to Mülheimer Theatertage several times and was awarded the »Europe Prize for Theatrical Realities«. Yael Ronen has also worked at the Volkstheater Wien, Münchner Kammerspiele and Thalia Theater Hamburg, among others.

Dritte Generation by Yael Ronen & the Company (World Premiere, 2009)
The Day Before the Last Day by Yael Ronen & the Company (World Premiere, 2011)
Bucket List by Yael Ronen & Shlomi Shaban, Director: Yael Ronen (World Premiere, 2023)
Replay by Yael Ronen, Director:
 Yael Ronen (World Premiere, 2024)