Ruth Kanner

Ruth Kanner

Residency Dates:
Spring 2019

Ruth Kanner is a theater artist based in Tel Aviv who directs and conducts workshops worldwide. Her company, the Ruth Kanner Theatre Group, specializes in adapting literary and documentary texts for the stage, interweaving storytelling, physical theater, and visual imagery. Kanner is a full professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Tel Aviv University, where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate students. Her focus is on exploring new theatrical poetics. The Juilliard School, Drama Division, Spring 2020.

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Israel Institute Grants

  • Grant Award Year
    (in Academic Years)
  • Israel Institute Program
  • Institutional Affiliation during Grant Term
  1. 2019-2020
    Visiting Artist Program
    The Juilliard School