The Professional
Yiddish Actors Union
in Poland
 

 

 

Applying for Membership

 
 

 
 
Yiddish Professional Artists Union in Poland,
Central Warsaw.

Department...........................................................

No. ..................

 

 
DECLARATION.

Enclosing ....................registration money that I may be inscribed as a member,
in part relative to the following information:

Q1: Family name ...................
" 2: Pseudonyms ...................
" 3: Address ...................
" 4: Entered into the theatre ...................
" 5: Working in theatre ...................
" 6: Now I'm working in ..................., in (drama, opera, operetta, miniature, farce)
" 7: ................... day ................... month ................... year,

The regulations of the union are known to us, and I am [bin] pledging myself subject to, as well as how to pay [p''tst] my fee and other membership payments, as it is intended.

Signature .................................................

Recommended by the member: { 1 ............................... 
2 ...............................


 

 


Warsaw, _________, 192__

Nr. ______
 

Questionnaire Sheet.

Q1: Family name: Fisher
      Given name: Lyuba
" 2: Father's name: Herman
      Mother's name: Liza
" 3: Stage pseudonym: none
" 4: Address: Leszno 6, apt. 12
" 5: Date of birth: January 10, 1908 in Odessa
" 6: In what profession did you train?: --
" 7: Were you active in that profession?: --For how long?: --
" 8: What are your sources of income today?: --
" 9: What is your education?: Pharmacy student
" 10: How many school classes did you complete (with a graduation diploma)?: --
" 11: In what language were you instructed at school?: --
" 12: What language do you speak in everyday life?: Polish and Yiddish
" 13: Do you speak Yiddish?: Yes
" 14: Do you read Yiddish?: Yes
" 15: Do you write Yiddish?: Yes
" 16: What other languages do you read?: German, Russian, and French
" 17: " " " " " speak?: German and Russian
" 18: " " " " " write?: German and Russian
" 19: Did you go to drama school?: No
" 20: Which one? Where? For how long?: --
" 21: Did you go to another theatre or artistic teaching institution (film, ballet, music, painting)?: All of the above
" 22: Which one? Where? For how long?: Acted in films by Steinwurtzel. Prof. Labaika. In Ulanitska ... in Puastin (?)
" 23: Were you instructed privately in one of the courses mentioned?: --
" 24: With whom? Where? For how long?: Music by Tsila Barska, painting by Proshkowski
" 25: Did you play with a professional cast?: Yes
" 26: Where? For how long? In what parts?: Children parts at Esther Rukhl Kaminska, later with Turkow in "Seven Hanged Men"
" 27: Did you play in a drama circle?:
" 28: Where? For how long? What parts?: --
" 29: Were you a member in another artists' union? Which one?: --
" 30: Are you aware of the economic situation of the Jewish actor?: Yes
" 31: For what reasons do you want to become a professional actor?: I am attracted to the theatre since childhood, I am the daughter of professional artists.

What parts are you preparing for the exam?:
1) (Shimen) Frug's "Di fidl (The Violin)"
2) Song and dance

Signature: L. Fisher

 
 
 
 
 


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