AYA KAPLAN

Theater stage director, playwright, and senior acting and writing teacher. Guest professor at the Shenkar engineering, design and Art college.

Her works are performed regularly in theaters in Israel, amongst them the Cameri Theater, Habima, the Khan theater, the Beer Sheva theater, and others.

Between 2011-2016, served as a member of the Beer Sheva theater artistic committee. Served as a judge in various Israeli theater festivals' committees.
Teaches acting, writing and text analysis seminars for actors, directors, and designers, in Israel and abroad. 
 In recent years her work is mainly concentrated on directing her own plays, as well as creating a new artistic language for original Israeli play-writing, and  bringing about feminine narratives to center stage. 
 
Amongst her Works:
Director and Play's Version Writer of  Search Bureau For Missing Relatives by Nava Semel, Habima Theater (Digital Drama Project), 2020. 


Cowriter (Together with Shachar Pinkas)  and Director of Rosa's Apartment, The Beer Sheva Theater, 2020.
Playwright and Director of A Tale of Love and Darkness, An Original Play, Based on Chapters from Amoz Oz's Novel, Khan Theater, 2019.


Playwright and Director of The Return ,The Cameri Theater, 2019. 
Director of The Nether, by Jennifer Haley, Khan Theater, 2018.
Director and Dramaturg of Doing as He Wishes, by Motti Lerner (based on Esty Weinstein's autobiography), Habima Theater, 2017.
Cowriter (together with Joshua Sobol) and Director of Wandering Stars, Based on Shalom Aleichem's Novel, the Yiddispiel Theater, Tel Aviv, 2016.


Director and Dramaturg of  Between Friends, by Hagit Rehavi-Nikolivsky, Based on a novel by Amos Oz, the Beer Sheva Theater, 2015.


Director of A Perfect Husband, By Joshua Sobol ( Inspired by Oscar Wilde's "an Ideal Husband"), The Cameri theater, Tel Aviv, 2011.
Creator of Theater Stage Adaptation (together with Nir Erez) and Director of  All about Eve ("The Wisdom of Eve"), by Mary Orr, the Beer Sheva Theater, 2011.

THEATRE DIRECTOR + WRITER