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Gur Koren


Born 1973 Moshav Hayogev
The Dramaturge of the Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv since 2017
Winner of the Academy of Theater Award for “Playwright of the Year” 2014
Creative Works:
The Cameri Theater:
The grandson – Adapted by Koren and Irad Rubinstain (According to “Trees Die Standing Tall” by Alejandro Casona). 2019
Don’t Fight – written by Koren (directed by Gilad Kimchi). 2019
Romeo And Mom – written by Koren and Gilad Kimchi. 2018
The Crucible – Translation by Koren and Gilad Kimchi (Arthur Miller play)

Beit Lessen Theater:
The Actress – written by Koren (directed by Gilad Kimchi), 2016
The disabled– written by Koren (directed by Gilad Kimchi), 2014
Winner of the Academy of Theater award for Comedy of the Year.
The show must go off – Translation and adaptation to “The play that go wrong” (directed by Udi Ben Mosh)

Gesher Theater:
Five Kilos of Sugar – written and acteded in by Koren (directed by Yevgeny Arieh), 2009
Between Night and Dawn – Koren wrote the adaptation of the book by Yehoshua Kinaz and acted as sub-director to Slava Melzev, 2012

The disabled
Preformed in the Teatro Sala Umberto, Rome, Italy (named: “IL SEGRETO DEL TEATRO” directed by Lorenzo Gioelli) 2017
Preformed in the Kladno Municipal Theatre, Check Republic (named: Neúp!ní. directed by Jiří Š. Hájek) 2018
Preformed in the Wort und Spiel Ensemble, Switzerland (named: “Besondere Bedürfnisse” directed by Johannes Raphaël Millius) 2019
Five Kilos of Sugar:
– Running since December 2019 at Mainfranken Theater Würzburg – Germany
• Was performed as a staged reading in Poland, February, 2015, as part of an event of the Polish Center of International Theater Institute/ITI and the Jewish Community Center.
• Running since August 2015 at the Teatr Dramatyczny in Bialystok, Poland
• Participated in the Brighton Festival, Summer 2014; in the Edinburgh Festival in August 2015 and in the New Writing Festival in London in April 2012
Imagine a Love Story – (an adaptation of Lizistrata) participated in the Youth Theater Festival in Moscow in July 2008
Writing and Directing:
“To Shoot in the Head” – played at Beit Zvi, December 2001, with third year students
“Sharon Samo the Murderer” – played at the Library Theater, October 2002
“Me and My Soul” – played at the Tmuna Theater from May 2004 through March 2005
“Go from your land” – Tmuna Theatre 2014
Short Theater Festival at Tsavta:
“A Play for Family Day” – written and directed, 2010
“Perjury” – written and directed, 2011
“The Test” – written, 2015, directed by Lior Ashkenazi
Professional Education:
Graduate of Beit Zvi School of the Arts, Faculty of Acting and Directing, class of 2002
Internship under the director Yevgeny Arieh, in Revizor, 2010 – Gesher Theater
Playwrights Workshop at the “Hanoch Levin Israel Institute for Play Writing” with the British director Ian William and Ann Ben Butch
Writing Workshop “The Second Play” at “Stage Workshops”, instructors – Edna Mzia”h and Avishai Milstein
Director’s Training at “Stage Workshops” – given by Gadi Roll
Scholarships and Awards
Gesher Theater Excellence Scholarship: Scholarship Advocates – the law firm of Seligman and Partners, 2010
Scholarships at Beit Zvi School: Lidia Pincus Fund, Scholarship Fund, Ola Shentsur
Scholarship from the “Esther and Dr. R. Eli Leon Fund” – for directing and adaptation of plays, 2010

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