WORLD STAGES: Directors Forum (Israel & France)
Directors Adina Tal (Not by Bread Alone) and Didier Bezace (Savannah Bay) will participate in a moderated open-dialogue discussion about the productions during the festival.
- Sun., Mar. 23, 2014, 4:30 PM
- Terrace Gallery
- Approx. 90 minutes
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Adina Tal (Israel), director of Not by Bread Alone, worked with The Jerusalem Theater Company, Haifa Theater, and Tsavta Theater before co-founding the Nalaga'at Center in 2002, becoming President and Artistic Director in 2009. Her awards and prizes include a Doctor philosophiae honoris causa from Tel Aviv University, The Boston Parliament's Certificate of Excellency, The Medal of Equality, and the Willie Trump Chesed Award.
Didier Bezace (France), director of Savannah Bay, was a co-founder of the Théâtre de l'Aquarium à la Cartoucherie in 1970 and has led Théâtre de la Commune, Centre dramatique national d'Aubervilliers, since 1997. His work has been recognized with a number of awards, including Molières, Grand Prix, and the SACD Prix du Théâtre for his lifetime achievements. He has also acted in films by Claude Miller, Bertrand Tavernier, Jeanne Labrune, Claude Zidi, and Rémi Bezançon, in which he worked alongside Marion Cotillard.
Derek Goldman (moderator, United States) is the Artistic Director of the Davis Performing Arts Center, Founding Co-Director of the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, and Professor of Theater and Performance Studies at Georgetown University.
Performance Timing: Approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.
Part of WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014
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Major support is provided by David and Alice Rubenstein.
Corporate support is provided by Chevron.
Additional support is provided by A. Huda and Samia Farouki, The Florence Gould Foundation, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Amalia Perea Mahoney and William Mahoney, The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater, and the State Plaza Hotel.
International government support is provided by the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States, the Embassy of Israel in the United States, the Canada Council for the Arts, The National Theatre of Iceland, and the Japan Foundation.
Major support for education and related artistic programming is provided by David and Alice Rubenstein through the Rubenstein Arts Access Program, the National Committee for the Performing Arts, and the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.