Amitai is a graduate of
Acting Studies in the Theatre Department of Tel Aviv
University, his studies also include Acting Studies at
Actor Center, and at the School of Film and Television
in New York.
He has performed at the
Habima Theatre, the Leer Theatre, Tzavta (in "Agnon
Cabaret", which received Honorable Mention at the Acre
Festival 1996). He performs in the successful children's
show "Dig Dig Dug." In New York, he performed on
Broadway and Off-Broadway, in the La Mama theatre, in
Folksbiene (the Yiddish theatre of New York), and he has
appeared in the Shakespeare Festival in the Hamptons.
Amitai has appeared in many
Yiddishpiel productions, such as "Two Kunilemel", "The
Great Lottery", "The Rothschilds," "Yashke Muzikant,"
"How to be a Jewish Mother in 10 Lessons," "The Journeys
of Benyamin the Third", and "Children from the Shadow".
On television, he recently
appeared in the series "Lost and Found" (Reshet). He
also performs in commercials, television, and film in
Israel and the United States.
Sh. E. from
the Yiddishpiel website.