Mor Frank

Theatre Director

Education:

  • 2000-2002       MFA (Cum Laude), Tel Aviv University, David and Yolanda Katz Faculty of the Arts, Department of Theatre Arts, Directing Track
  • 1997-1998       Theatre Arts studies, Acre Theatre, under the direction of David Maayan
  • 1992-1995       BA, Tel Aviv University, David and Yolanda Katz Faculty of the Arts, Department of Theatre Arts, Directing Track

Selected theatre projects:

2017               Adapted and directed The rain of grandpa Aharon (Meir Shalev), The Train Theatre.

  • 2016               Directed Relocation (Mike Bartlett), Zapa.
  • 2014                Directed The Professional (Dusan Kovacevic), Khan Theatre, Jerusalem  (www.khan.co.il)
  • 2013                Adapted and directed He Walked in the Fields (Moshe Shamir), Ruth Kanner Theatre Group, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
  • 2011                Adapted and directed If This is a Man (Primo Levi), Khan Theatre, Jerusalem. Currently appearing at the Museum of the Holocaust at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
  • 2010                Adapted and directed Other People’s Party (based on stories by Liliana Hacke), Haifa University. Also performed at the Jerusalem International Writers Festival in the presence of the author
  • 2009                Adapted and directed The Chinese Knife Sharpener (Daniel Horowitz, based on Nissim Aloni’s Run, Soldier, Run), Khan Theatre, Jerusalem
  • 2008                Writer and director, Dybbuks, based on 16th century stories of possession, performed at Israel Festival produced by Habima National Theatre (www.habima.co.il)
  • 2006                Director, The Waiting (Remo Binosi), Khan Theatre, Jerusalem
  • 2005                Adapted and directed The Bald Soprano (Ionesco), Khan Theatre
  • 2004                Director, The Road to Ein Harod (Amos Kenan), Acre Theatre Festival. Awarded Honorable Mention for the ensemble acting.
  • 2004                Writer and director, Death Sat Beside Me (based on stories by Nissim Aloni), Habima National Theatre in association with the Khan Theatre
  • 2003                Co-writer, He and I (with Michal Vered), Habima National Theatre, Theatronetto Festival of monodrama
  • 2003                Dramaturge, Black Box (Amos Oz), directed by Hanan Snir, Habima National Theatre, Tel Aviv
  • 2003                Writer and director, City of Ants (based on a story by Julio Cortazar), Hakibbutzim College of Education, Ramat Aviv
  • 2002                Directing advisor, The World is Round (Gertrude Stein). Honorable Mention, Acre Theatre Festival
  • 2002                Hebrew adaptation and directing, Zoo Story (Albee), Tel Aviv University Department of Theatre Arts
  • 2000                Director, Ant. Roger (Sarit Goren), Hasimta Theatre, Old Jaffa

From the press:

The Professional

“Mor Frank directed with a very light touch, and wisely designed the production with good humor…The Professional is an excellent and enjoyable production. See it and smarten up”—Zvi Goren, Habama (www.habama.co.il)

“This play is intelligent and sophisticated, sad and funny…a chamber performance which is extremely interesting…Its presence wins us over” — Theatre critic Michael Handelsaltz, Haaretz (www.haaretz.co.il)

He Walked in the Fields

 “A surprising and interesting production that translates research materials into an original performance, sensitive and wise” — Shai Bar Yaakov, Yedioth Aharonoth (www.yedioth.co.il)

If This is a Man

“A sweeping drama of memory, shock and sadness” — Sivan Shadmon, Akhbar Ha’ir (www.mouse.co.il)

“A quiet, restrained adaptation…The director/adapter Mor Frank succeeded in maintaining the quiet, restrained tone…the actor’s humane, convincing performance addes another layer of sophistication and astonishment” —Shai Bar Yaakov, Yedioth Aharonoth (www.yedioth.co.il)

Dybbuks

“In recent years, Mor Frank has shown herself to be a promising director, and it’s good that the National Theatre has realized this” –Meret Parchomovsky, Yedioth Aharonoth (www.yedioth.co.il)

Performances with this Artist