Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Julia Levin
 

 

Born in New York, America.

Her father Binymain, a cultured activist, and for many years was the director of the "Folksbiene".

She received Yiddish-secular education at the Arbeiter Ring (Workmen's Circle) school.

From childhood she was interested in dance. She studied the dance arts in the Isidora Duncan school under the leadership of Irma and Anna Duncan and with Kreytsberg. Afterwards she toured with a dance [solistke] and in a dance group in New York and other large American cities and also other lands.

L. was for a long time united with "Folksbiene" in New York for which she had produced and designed the choreography for Rotbaum's and Licht's productions of "Dos groyse gevins (The Big Win)" by Sholem Aleichem, "Menachem mendel khalum't", by Sholem Aleichem, "In polish oyf der keyt" by Y.L. Peretz, "Yehudit" by Friedrich Hebbel and David Licht "A mensh mit a prints".
 

Sh. E. from Binyamin Levin.

"Fertsik Yor Folksbiene", New York, 1955, p. 161.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 2209.
 

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