Miami born Israeli raised, Noga started her stage career at age six, graduated from School for the Performing Arts Beit-Zvi, and earned a B.Ed specializing in Theater Directing with honors from the Kibbutzim College. Highlighted stage and screen credits include Rebound, a short film at Cannes Film Festival 2012, The National Cameri Theater Israel, World Wide Lab International Theater Festival NYC, Kibbutzim Dance Company Israel and Thespis Theater Festival NY.
Recipient of the American-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship for an excellence in dance. She conceived Next Stop and produced the first run on her own at the Broadway Comedy Club in 2016.
(Additional Dialogue, Performer)
Ben has been a creative collaborator on Next Stop since it’s first run. Born in Israel and raised in London and Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Nissan Nativ Theater school, and founded with his classmates the acclaimed Israeli theater company Odd Birdz (aka Tziporela) who perform original work all over the world as well as off-Broadway. Their collaborators include the Inbal Dance Company, Orna Porat Theater, The Haifa Theater. Ben also has screen credits are the TV series Exposed and Papadizzy, and the films Crying Suzanna, Herod’s Island.
Born in Jerusalem, moved to New York in 1994, and worked as an actress since. Among her American films: Stargate (Dir. Roland Emmerich), Dead Man (Dir. Jim Jarmusch), Kissing a Fool (Dir. Doug Ellin), The Human Stain (Dir. Robert Benton), The End of Violence (Dir. Wim Wenders). Among her television work: recurring roles on Damages (FX), Law & Order SVU (NBC), Scheherazade in Emmy nominated Arabian Nights (NBC mini-series).
Among her work in Israel: Over the Ocean (Me’ever Layam (Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 1991), the cult movie Colombian Love, Noodle (Ophir Award nomination for Best Actress 2007), Prisoners of War (Israeli Television Academy nomination for Best Actress 2010), Clues (aka Noflot Al Haraglyim, Keshet, 2017). Directed I Think Myself I am All the Time Younger, (short documentary, TriBeCa Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival 2004). Next Stop is her stage directorial debut.
Yoni is a successful Israeli musician and performer with 3 top selling Records on the largest record label in Israel. Yoni produced and recorded tracks for Israeli biggest artists and composed music for well-known TV shows, movies and theater. Yoni also participated as a judge in the Israeli version of American Idol. Beside his music career Yoni is also the CEO and Co-Founder of EKO, a NY based Media startup company that creates interactive video technology.
Barak is an Israeli poet and lyricist. He studied both Drama writing and copy-writing. His poets were composed by many top artists and for many TV shows and theater plays in Israel and he is the author of two books. Besides being a poet Barak is also a veteran Hi-tech manager with over fifteen years of technology and management experience. He has a BSc in Electrical Engineering and is the co-founder of Eko together with Yoni.
(Music Director, Music, Sound Design)
Ann is a Music Producer, Sound Designer, DJ and a Keyboardist based in New-York City. Before moving to NYC in 2014 Ann lived in Tel-Aviv where she performed as keyboardist, programmer and vocalist with some of Israel's most prominent live musicians. As a DJ/producer Ann has been playing clubs and private events for over 10 years, playing mostly House and Disco.
In 2015-16 Ann released 2 EPs with original tracks featured in more than 30 compilation albums around the world. Ann is a leading member of the electro pop band Munch and a producer, writer, and performer in the international electronic opera STRIKE! When not on stage, Ann works as composer and sound designer for video, animation, and video games.
(Music Director, Music, Sound Design)
Being artistically and technically multitalented Omri Anghel has consequently acquired diverse educational disciplines and gained successful practical experience in various entertainment areas - musician, performing DJ, video creator and producer, actor, voice-over artist, singer, and sound designer.
(Piano Transitions and Arrangements)
Born and raised in Israel, Assaf Gleizner have been working as a composer, MD, orchestrator, and arranger both in NYC and around the world for the past 10 years. Assaf's favorite credits include: Broadway: Arts For Autism - Featuring Kelly O'Hara, Julia Murney (Gershwin Theater) Orchestrator, Arranger. Off-Broadway: 90210! The Musical (Theater 80) Composer, Orchestrator.
Katdashians! Breaks the Musical (Theater 80) MD, Orchestrator. Full House (Canada & Theater 80) MD, Orchestrator. Yankee Peddler (Actors Temple) MD, Orchestrator. Flak House(Actors Temple) Orchestrator. The Travels (NYMF) MD, Orchestrator. I Battled Lenny Ross (Ensemble Studio Theater) MD. Regional: The Swingaroos (Florida Studio Theater) Composer, MD. Cassandra (Proctor's Theater) MD, Orchestrator. Other: Show Choir! The Musical - Featuring Christiane Noll (NYC) Orchestrations. The Wolf, (NC & NYC) Orchestrator. Assaf is also a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.
A Woman of Valor, curator, costume designer, producer, and philanthropist with a passion for justice and peace. She not only upholds her late husband Leon Charney's legacy as Chairman of his real estate empire at L.H. Charney Associates, but she's also continued his diplomatic legacy by founding the Leon Charney Resolution Center in Israel, which educates students globally on peace negotiation and diplomacy.
Tzili is a fervent supporter of many artistic and educational organizations including Bei Hatfusot - The Museum of the Jewish People, Florida Atlantic University’s Diplomacy Program, Yeshiva University, and the NIAD Art Center.
(Associate Producer, Marketing Director)
Based in DUMBO, Brooklyn, Erin is an actress, musician, producer, consultant, and life long theatre lover. After a 10+ year career leading sales and marketing teams, Erin is now consulting with both corporate and theatre / entertainment clients on their sales and marketing strategy. Before her business career, Erin was a full time performer and is happily returning to her roots both on and off stage, just recently finishing a run at the Park Players theatre as the Bakers Wife in Into the Woods. Other Regional credits
include Laurey in Oklahoma!, Carrie in Carousel, and Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes. Erin received her BA in Musical Theatre from James Madison University.
(Assistant Director, Assistant Producer)
MFA in Figurative Painting from the New York Academy of Art; BFA in Art Education and BFA in Painting from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Screen credits include The Intern (dir. Nancy Meyers) opposite Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway, Dalenda (dir. Ralph Moffettone), Amazon Prime’s The Other F Word (dir. Barbara Kanowitz), and creative direction for director Andy London, Neymarc Visuals, Quirky Productions and Def•i•ni•tion Theatre Company. Trained under Bill Timoney and The Barrow Group.
Currently an adjunct lecturer in visual communications and color theory at Hostos Community College and New York City College of Technology at the City University of New York. www.MayaKoenig.com
A native New Yorker, is a full-time entrepreneur in the media/theatre production world, currently working as a Producer, Writer, Director, Cinematographer and Editor at his own company, REEL WICKED. After earning his Associates Degree in Video Arts & Technology at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, he transferred on scholarship to NYU where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Science in Media, Communication & Culture, graduating with honors.
He has filmed over 15 short films and is currently working on his debut feature film "SHATTERPROOF", dedicated to his late sister Tyisha Marie.
(Director of Behind the Scenes)
A Brooklyn-based Musician and Cinematographer, Tomer produced, directed and edited award winning Documentaries, Music videos, Interactive Videos and Commercials. Having worked with Israel’s top artists, Tomer commands a diverse range of skills. He is currently lead guitarist in Off Broadway “Friends - the Musical”.
(Director of Partnership)
A business development expert with more than 15 years of leadership experience in Global companies. Efrat's background as a networker is backed up with skills as a CPA and executive MBA - wide experience ranging from being a founding member of Deloitte's international business development team to M&A at Play Tech. Efrat provides lectures and workshops. Currently Efrat is the Co-Founder and Owner of "OOGA" a new concept for foodies (www.ooga.us).
With Figment Theater, Jason Ellis has written and/or directed over two dozen innovative and lively new works to “off-off” and cabaret stages in New York. In his tenure as technical director at Don’t Tell Mama, he helped envision light and sound designs for hundreds of small stage musicals, and received 5 award nominations from the Manhattan Association of Cabaret Arts.
(Poster Design, Illustration)
Shir is a Brooklyn-based motion graphics designer and multidisciplinary artist. Her projects have been exhibited at numerous institutions across the globe including: Cannes Film Festival, Rumney Guggenheim, Art Directors Club of New York, and more. She has a BFA in Visual Communications Design from HIT, Israel.