A Way collaborators

Itay Weiser - associate artistic creation

  • Itay has associated with Arkadi Zaides in the creation of A Way in 2004.
  • Itay has created the lights for Adamdam in 2007.
  • Itay has co created Meeting Brian Wash and Solo Colores in 2009.
Itay Weiser was born in Tel Aviv in 1976, studied film and video editing in "Jump Cut" school, Tel Aviv, winning the excellence certificate. Itay worked as an editor, editing films and television programs. In 2004 he won the first prize for editing a 30 min length drama, which was presented both in Israel and abroad.
In 2002 itay was one of the founders of the "Group In Jaffa" – an independent school for contemporary dance. He worked as the administrative manager of the school in its first year of activity.
From 2005 till 2006 Itay studied at the "School of Visual Theater" in Jerusalem. He was awarded with the "Young Artists Award" by the Jerusalem Foundation and received twice the scholarship for young artists from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. He created several dance-visual performances and installations, which were shown at the "School of Visual Theater" events, "Ha-Karon" festival in Jerusalem, and "Tmuna" theatre in Tel-Aviv.
Itay works as a light designer, stage manager and photographer. In 2006 worked as an assistant artistic director of ms. Ofira Henig at the "Lab Theatre". He was an assistant director in the theater monodrama ‘In Spitting Distance’ which won the ‘Theatroneto Festival Competition’ in Tel Aviv and being presented in numerous festivals abroad.

Jackie shemesh - Light

  • Jackie designed the light for Arkadi’s ‘Girl Under Tree’ in 2002, which was presented by the Batsheva Ensemble in Curtain Up 2002 Festival, Israel.
  • He designed the light for A Way in 2004.

Jackie’s recent theatre productions include:
“Ramayana” David Farr Lyric Hammersmith. “In a Spitting Distance” Halifa Natur and Ofira Henig. “The Hound Of The Baskervilles” Peepolykus West Yorkshire Playhouse. "What We Did To Weinstein" Tim Supple, Menyer Theatre. "Wishuponastar" Akko Theatre Group, Berliner Festshpile Festival. "Othello" for Haifa Theatre. "The Town Of the Little People" Hakhan Theatre Jerusalem .
Jackie's recent works for dance include: Luca Silvestrini “B For Body” Place Prize commission 2006 London [one of the five finalists] “Habayta” Nigel Charnock “Magnolia” Stijn Celis for Talia Paz and Uzes Dance Festival. Gisela rocha Company/ Zurich "Go Behind" and "Love Hate Reason and Me". Constansa Macras/ Berlin "Big In Bombay"."Wool" Norrdance Company Sweden. “A Way” Arkadi Zaides. Various pieces for the Bathsheva Ensemble over the years of 1995-2005. Yasmeen Godder ” Two Playful Pink”.” Strawberry Cream and Gunpowder".
Jackie's recent works in opera and music include: “Sante” lso at St. Lukes London. “The Medium” “Telephone” Jerusalem Academy for Music. “La Cenerntola” Abao - lightning revival. “Don Giovanni” – the opera workshop, Tel Aviv. Earthsync Festival Chennai India. Ehud Banay Tel-Aviv.

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