Amitay Yaish | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Amitay Yaish

Amitay Yaish Ben-Ousilio, Tel Aviv

Actor, director and interdisciplinary creator combining art and social entrepreneurship. Amitay is a member of Mifal HaPais - Lottery Arts Council, and the Chairman of the Performing Arts Committee. He is also a Lecturer at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. In the past he established and managed Factory Bat Yam - an artist residency program interacting within the surrounding community. Amitay was the Artistic Director of ‘the International Street Theater Festival’ Bat Yam. He was also the founder and creative director of Nissui Kellim festival, developing new interactions between different art forms. Amitay is also an active theater and movie actor, currently acting in the Oscar nominated feature film ‘Incitement’ by Yaron Zilberman and in the award-winning play ‘The Hearing’ by Renana Raz. Amitay is a graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts Beit Zvi.