Ari Teperberg, born in Jerusalem 1989, is a theatre-creator, opera director and performer.
He graduated from the School of Visual Theatre in Jerusalem (2013) and is the recipient of the Jerusalem Foundation Prize, 2011.
As a creator, Ari created the pieces "I Want to Dance, Kate!" - Premiered at the Akko Festival 2014, winner of the prize for best stage language and best costumes. performed also at the CCA (center of contemporary art, TLV) and PQ15- the Quadrenniale for performance and scenography, Prague; "What Happened to my Voice?" (an evening with two of his pieces that were created during his studies); Co-founded with Inbal Yomtovian the “Golden Delicious” ensemble, creating and touring with Object-Theatre shows ("Jonathan and the Blue Table", "Small Change", "Crystal Clear", "Heidi") in Israel and in many festivals abroad - Germany, France, Thailand, Brazil, Switzerland, Austria, Serbia and more.
In Opera, Ari directed “the Pearl Fishers” (Bizet), "Dan the Guard" (Lavry, 1943. This was the first full production of what is said to be the first Hebrew opera, and was a site-specific production in the Israel National Library) and "the Marriage of Figaro" (Mozart).
Worked as guest director in the opera workshop of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.
As a performer he worked with Yonatan Levy, Sharon Zuckerman-Weiser, Ana Wild and is presently working as a creating-dancer in the piece COMMON EMOTIONS by choreographer Yasmeen Godder.