Lives in the Yiddish
MORE SHORT BIOGRAPHIES CREATED FOR A NEW
OF ZALMEN ZYLBERCWEIG'S " LEXICON OF THE yIDDISH THEATRE"
Elian studied Direction and
Theatre Education at Seminar Hakibbutzim, Camera-Acting
with Ruth Deiches, Acting in the Nisan Nativ Acting
Studio in Jerusalem, and Theatre Studies at the Cours
Simon School in Paris. She performed in student films.
Elian won the Jerusalem Foundation Prize for Best
Actress for her role in the Maaleh School's play "A
Little Different". On stage, she played at Nisan Nativ,
at the Psik Theatre in Jerusalem, and at Lital Porat
She performed in the
Yiddishpiel productions of "The Cantor of Vilna", "Why
Did the Bride Laugh?", "The Magician of Lublin",
"Children from the Shadow", "20 Until 120", and in
"Grains of Sand". She learned Yiddish through her work
in the theatre.
Sh. E. from
Biography courtesy of
Yiddishpiel, the Yiddish Theatre in Israel.
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