Ari Teperberg

Ari Teperberg (Jerusalem, 1989), Rosenblum Prize laureate 2022, is a multi-disciplinary maker, director of theatre and opera and a performer.

He graduated from the School of Visual Theatre and during his studies was the recipient of the Jerusalem Foundation Prize, 2011. His independent works have been presented around the world and throughout Israel – Untitled Document, The Soft Hum of the Dial Tone,  And my Heart Almost Stood Still, Jonathan and the Blue Table, I Want to Dance, Kate!

​In the field of musical performances and opera, are directed a number of projects: Shalem, a concert for an orchestra of 110 musicians playing broken instruments; Peter and the Wolf, Cosi Fan Tutte, Hänsel und Gretel, Giulio Cesare. In 2019 Ari won the Audience Prize at the ‘Nano Opera’ competition for young opera directors in Moscow.​ As a performer, Ari collaborated with Yonatan Levy, Sharon Zuckerman-Weiser, Ana Wild and since 2015 has been part of the Yasmeen Godder Dance Company. His ongoing collaboration with Yasmeen Godder included various positions – creating dancer in 4 works, outside eye, teacher and in 2021 as project leader for a German-cast version of “Practicing Empathy #2by2”.

In art-pedagogy Ari directed frameworks for young makers as well as for teenagers, and taught in institutions such as the Tel Aviv University, Haifa University and in the Jerusalem Academy of music and dance.

He gives workshops in different frameworks around the world, sharing his working method which he calls Performative Mechanisms. Ari worked as artistic director, presently doing so for the opening event of the new building of Israel’s National Library.