Mis'hak Me'hachaim' - 'Play Life' -
Aviva Apel Rosenthal and the original group that came together in Tel Aviv in 1991 founded the first Playback Theater Company in Israel - Play-Life.
What is Playback Theatre?
In Playback Theater, audience members tell stories from their own lives and then watch as actors bring them to life on the spot. Any experience can become a Playback story, funny or sad, new or from the past. Together, audience and performers - create theater about the lives of people in the space.
Building community through personal stories
Playback Theatre creates a ritual space where any story might be told and made into theatre. Where each person's uniqueness
About our company: We are a professional theatre group, improvising real life stories from members of the audience. We present performances and workshops on a great variety of subjects for many different communities and entities. We may serve as an artistic interactive form
Where and when - Play-Life, performances take place in Tel Aviv (Simta Theater) and all around Israel. We perform in public theaters, community centers, conferences, institutions, schools, hospitals, and business corporations.
We work with survivors, bereaved families, prisoners, groups with special needs and post-traumatic stress, managers and staff members of corporations and military service, hospital teams, schools, banks, and government departments, including the Ministry of Defense, Education, Health, and Social Affairs.
We also perform at life celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, retirement, or Bar/Bat- Mitzvahs, where we combine important family milestones with both meaning and entertainment.
School and PB training - The Israeli PB School (CPT) in Tel-Aviv offers basic, advanced and special topics PB training and workshops
About us - We are a group of theater actors, presentors, and musicians (with therapeutic and social training), that has been performing together for many years. We share deep professional experience and friendship, keeping high standards of artistic tools, humanistic values, group ethics, and personal integrity.
The original Group members include Aviva Apel, Hillel Shimon, Nurit Shoshan, Shosha Kestenberg, Shirlee Legum, Rina Lavi, Eran Yackoby, Orit Margalit and Roni Halperin. The musicians
We love Playback Theater; it is our
If you want to know more about us or to invite us for a performance or workshop, contact our office manager Orit Kakon at - firstname.lastname@example.org
Or visit our web: www.playback1.co.il