Photo: Eldad Rafaeli
Smadar Yaaron, born 1956 in Petah Tikva is a multidisciplinary creator, one of the founders of the Acco Theatre Center (1985) and a development partner of the unique working language of the Center and the methodology of the work language of the total creating artist.
In her practice she engages in the development of artistic encounters between extended genres of the performing art such as music, dancing and intercultural practice in these fields. She is the art director of the Acco Theatre Center, the Dance Greenhouse, and The Arabic Monologue Masrahid Festival of the Acco Theatre Center. She has been co-Director of the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre together with Moni Yosef in the years (2008-2012); Art Director of the Tools Testing Festival (2013). She teaches at the Western Galilee College and at the Academy of Performing Arts and performs frequently with her works of art (The Anthology, Wish upon a Star, Um Muhammad) in international festivals. She is the recipient of the Michael Landau's Performing Arts' actress award of Mifal Hapayis.