Overcome obstacles-real or imagined; do, risk, dare-rock the boat. And empower others when you do.
If I can, at 73, so can you.
After 50 years in Israel, I've come back home to tell my story sing my original songs with Israeli musicians, composed by Israeli and American composers, and to dance with a Russian new immigrant dancer.
Experience and be inspired!
Born in Baltimore Maryland, 1948 – Studied at
American University Washington D.C.
Emory University Atlanta Georgia
Oglethorpe University Atlanta Georgia
Created, produced, performed and wrote the script in Hebrew in collaboration with my director of the original one woman musical play “My Broom and I.”
Wrote the lyrics of the theme song “My Broom and I” and for “What Did You Make For Lunch?” Music composed by Shlomo Gronich.
The show was chosen to be part of the Woman’s Festival (Festival HaEsha )in Holon 2005. Interviewed by the First Channel on the Sari Raz program.
Studied voice with Robin Weisel Capsuto, Shosh Legil, Feeny Oren, acting and voice with Kelly Roden; and with Agnes Messini and Carmella Inov, Heather Baker of Speech Level Singing, Gillyanne Keyes from the UK. Acting workshops in Europe; specifically Italy, Hungary, France and the UK . Currently studying Chubbuck acting technique and voice technique of Lovetri with Ruti Halbani
Performed with the Israeli opera, under Edis dePhillipe.
Performed in a musical by Hanouch Levin, “The Executioner”, in 1979, which was chosen as the best show of the year.
Performed with American and English standards “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not”; soirees directed by Dan Schwartzman
Acting and singing at workshops in England in Birmingham,England School of Speech and Drama, specializing in the music of Stephen Sondheim and George Gerswhin ; East 15; Acting School near London.
Member of the Kfar Saba Chamber Choir.,
Performed at Abu Gosh festival
Soloist on European Tours.
Studied musicology at the Academia of Tel Aviv University.
Member of Playback Theatre Momento of Tel Aviv.
Auditioned for and was accepted to study at Yale Cabaret Conference 2011 in the USA.
Created, produced, performed “Some Kinda Spirit!”- the album and the show that premiered in August 2009 in Ra'anana at Yad LeBanim. The show appeared in Jerusalem at the Mormon University, and at the Diaspora Museum in Ramat Aviv and at Felicia Blumental Music Centre in Tel Aviv. The album has been broadcast on Radio 88 and Radio 106 throughout Israel. And I have been interviewed on television.
Last Call For Love is composed of 14 original songs composed by Shlomo Gronich and Daniel Schwartzman and Yaron Kakafi . It will be directed by Yaron Kafkafi.
Born in the United States and have lived in Israel 49 years. Mother of Matan and Ya’ara and wife of Avri. And now a grandmother!
Born in Kibbutz Kfar HaNasee. A veteran musician performs extensively in Israel and abroad with such artists as Hanan Yovel, Ety Ankri, Ehud Banai and Koby Oz.
Graduate Jerusalem academy of music and dance; supervisor music education, performs with choirs and soloists throughout the country.
Graduate Jerusalem academy of music and dance - using percussion of varied cultures - teaches and performs, workshops in south and north America as well as throughout the country.
Graduate Jerusalem academy of music and dance interned at university of Alabama in music; performs and teaches throughout the country.
For over two decades, Yaron Kafkafi has been one of the most acclaimed composers, lyricists and playwrights in Israel. He has written over 20 hit musicals earning him the local title “King of Musicals.”
For more information please visit www.yaronkafkafi.com
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