Theater Package

NOT YOUR USUAL SUMMER INTENSIVE YIDDISH LANGUAGE & CULTURE PROGRAM

This package includes: eight sessions of Daniel Galay’s Yiddish Intonation Workshop and eight sessions of Rafael Goldwaser’s Yiddish Acting Workshop

The payment platform will show all of the dates on which the included activities will take place, feel free to choose any date for your registration.

To allow our students to have more flexibility, we also offer individual classes, scroll down to learn more about each class and register individually for each class and workshop if that is more suitable to you.

Price: $275

Let us awaken your Yiddish soul this summer!

Daniel Galay

Bio: Daniel Galay was born in Buenos Aires and has lived in Israel since 1965. He writes poetry, plays, and texts for music-theater in Hebrew and Yiddish, and libretti for operas.  He is chairman of the Association of Yiddish writers and Journalists in Israel and is an expert in Yiddish Intonation.

Yiddish Intonation Workshop

Teacher: Daniel Galay

Date and Time: This workshop has been postponed, stay tuned to find out about the new date, we will be announcing it soon.

Description: In this eight-session workshop, students will learn how to improve their Yiddish intonation skills. They will work on pronouncing single words, questions, different grammatical cases, and negations. Additionally, students will learn about the influence of foreign intonations and boost their self-confidence when speaking Yiddish. Good intonation is the first step to become a Yiddish actor! This class will be held on the following dates: June 4 and 6: June 11, 12, and 13; and June 18, 19, and 20.

 

Yiddish Acting Workshop

Teacher: Rafael Goldwaser

This class will be held on the following dates: June 3 and 4; June 11, 12, and 13; and June 18, 19, and 20.

Time: 9-10 a.m. PDT (12 p.m. EDT, 5 p.m. in the U.K., 6 p.m. in most of Europe, 7 p.m. in Israel)

Description: Become a Yiddish actor! In this eight session Yiddish Acting Workshop, students will read Ahron Lutzki's "Di khasene" and work on intonation, intention, incarnation, and interpretation. Lutzki’s work incorporates themes of adversity, creation, and destruction. The poet’s work has appeared in Tsukunft, Fraye Arbeter Shtime, Di Goldene Keyt, Yidisher Kemfer, Yidishes Tageblat, and Der Tog. I.L. Peretz admired Lutzki’s work, and well-known Yiddish actors, such as Herz Grossbard, recited his poems. Lutzki died in 1957 and has left behind his masterful works. 

Cultural-theater

Bio: Born in Argentina in a Yiddish-speaking home, Rafael Goldwaser is the son of the Yiddish actor Zishe Goldwaser, who worked in the IFT (Yiddisher Folks Teater). He studied Theatre and General History at Tel-Aviv University. His M.A. in History of the Israeli Theater is from University Paris VIII (Vincennes), in Paris. He also received a diploma of D.E.A (Diplome d'études approfondies). He wrote a book of articles concerning “New Pedagogy for Yiddish Theater.”

 

Yiddish Intonation Workshop

Daniel Galay

Teacher: Daniel Galay

Date and Time: This workshop has been postponed, stay tuned to find out about the new date, we will be announcing it soon.

Description: In this eight-session workshop, students will learn how to improve their Yiddish intonation skills. They will work on pronouncing single words, questions, different grammatical cases, and negations. Additionally, students will learn about the influence of foreign intonations and boost their self-confidence when speaking Yiddish. Good intonation is the first step to become a Yiddish actor! This class will be held on the following dates: June 4 and 6: June 11, 12, and 13; and June 18, 19, and 20.

Bio: Daniel Galay was born in Buenos Aires and has lived in Israel since 1965. He writes poetry, plays, and texts for music-theater in Hebrew and Yiddish, and libretti for operas.  He is chairman of the Association of Yiddish writers and Journalists in Israel and is an expert in Yiddish Intonation.

Yiddish Acting Workshop

Cultural-theater

Teacher: Rafael Goldwaser

This class will be held on the following dates: June 3 and 4; June 11, 12, and 13; and June 18, 19, and 20.

Time: 9-10 a.m. PDT (12 p.m. EDT, 5 p.m. in the U.K., 6 p.m. in most of Europe, 7 p.m. in Israel)

Description: Become a Yiddish actor! In this eight session Yiddish Acting Workshop, students will read Ahron Lutzki's "Di khasene" and work on intonation, intention, incarnation, and interpretation. Lutzki’s work incorporates themes of adversity, creation, and destruction. The poet’s work has appeared in Tsukunft, Fraye Arbeter Shtime, Di Goldene Keyt, Yidisher Kemfer, Yidishes Tageblat, and Der Tog. I.L. Peretz admired Lutzki’s work, and well-known Yiddish actors, such as Herz Grossbard, recited his poems. Lutzki died in 1957 and has left behind his masterful works. 

Bio: Born in Argentina in a Yiddish-speaking home, Rafael Goldwaser is the son of the Yiddish actor Zishe Goldwaser, who worked in the IFT (Yiddisher Folks Teater). He studied Theatre and General History at Tel-Aviv University. His M.A. in History of the Israeli Theater is from University Paris VIII (Vincennes), in Paris. He also received a diploma of D.E.A (Diplome d'études approfondies). He wrote a book of articles concerning “New Pedagogy for Yiddish Theater.”