A director, actress and producer, Mirit is the founder of both the Mashu-Mashu Theater for Social Change and the New Spirit movement's Jerusalem Artists Association.

Mirit graduated with honors from the directing department of the Kibbutzim College of Arts, and studied at the Shlomi Center for Alternative Theater. In 2008 she received the America-Israel Cultural Foundation award for directing. She has served as assistant for a variety of directors, including Nola Chelton, Itzik Weingarten, Zviya Huberman and others. She has also produced and assisted Moshe Malka, artistic director of the Hulegeb Ethiopian-Israeli Theater.

Mirit wrote and directed the original, multi-disciplnary play "Tomatoes" at the Gerard Behar Center under the auspices of the Jerusalem Foundation, directed "The Potato Patch" at the Tzavta Theater in Tel Aviv, and produced various plays at the Acco Festival for Alternative Theater from 2005 to 2009.

Since 2009 she has been leading the Mashu-Mashu troupe, with whom she acts as director, actress and designer.


Nir Landa
Eran Feler
Ron Cohen
Mirit Yanai

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Osher Gilead
Michal Lotan
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