Triennial Program for Training Actors

Year 1  |   Year 2   |   Year 3

The Yoram Loewenstein Acting Studio offers an intensive, professional, course; aimed at training and preparing the next generation of theatre, film and television actors. Studies last three years, and at the end, students receive a certificate.

The curriculum

The studies of the Triennial Program are practical, and include many and varied courses of stage acting and in the field of acting on camera (cinema, television and the internet).


· An Actor's Work on Himself, An Actor's Work on a Role, classical acting, realistic acting, improvisation, text analysis, acting through personal work, masks, Theatre of the Absurd, acting on camera, web series and theatre productions.

Vocal pedagogy

Gospel singing, Arabic singing, musicals, speaking and singing techniques, diction and voice projection.


Ballet, movement for theatre, contemporary dance, ballroom dancing, acrobatics and stage fights.

Theory and enrichment

Theatre history, cinema history, play analysis, Hebrew language, social networks (Instagram etc.), watching professional theatre productions and dance performances and master classes.

Year 2 – in addition to the curriculum, the students produce between four to six full-length productions, as exercises.

Year 3 – this year is dedicated to the student’s perfecting their skills and creating a sort of a “business card” in the industry. In this year, in addition to the curriculum, the students produce between seven to eight productions from the best classical, modern and original plays; working with the top directors and theatre artists in Israel. Professionals from all domains of the field attended these productions, including: casting directors, directors, theatre managers, journalists and critics. In addition, students attend master classes with leading professionals from the field, through

which they learn about contemporary practices, and get to know the people manning the important professional stops of their future career.

Scholarships and monologue competitions

The Studio offers a student support program, which includes scholarships for students who teach groups in the community as part of their studies, scholarships for students who rent apartments within the HaTikva neighbourhood, merit scholarships, monologue competitions and tuition and living scholarships. In addition, during their second and third years, the student participate in scholarship competitions of various topics, which are conducted in front of a panel of judges made up from leading professionals of the industry in Israel.

Community activity

One of the Studio’s main goals is to cultivate a new generation of actors who are involved in their society. In accordance with this vision, students in their second and third year receive scholarships for working with 19 different groups in the community, which include: migrant workers’ children, at risk youth, distressed immigrant children, children with communication disorders and children and youth groups from the HaTikva neighbourhood.


The Studio strives to give a fair chance and explore the inherent potential of each candidate, and in accordance, the selection process does not distinguish between those with previous experience and talented inexperienced candidates over the age of 18.

Year 1


  • Working on texts using monologues.
  • Scenes from realistic and modern plays.
  • Scenes from Greek tragedies.
  • An Actor’s Work on Himself.
  • Improvisation.
  • Text analysis.
  • Personal work.
  • “Young directors” project.

Movement and dance

  • This class is aimed to instill movement capabilities and allow actors better control over their bodies, so they can achieve virtuosity.
  • Ballet.
  • Movement for theatre.

Stage fights

  • The actors are exposed to the various acrobatics and martial arts techniques.

Vocal pedagogy

  • Voice pedagogy and song interpretation.
  • Choir singing.

Language and speech

  •  The goal of this class is to teach actors correct speaking techniques and the right way to use their voice. This is done while emphasizing the linguistic rules of Hebrew.
  • Diction and voice projection.

Theatre history

  • The origins of tragedy and comedy, the theatre of ancient Greece and Rome, he Middle Ages and the French and Italian Renaissance.
  • This is a theoretical class, emphasizing texts of periodical plays, watching relevant videos in class and in-depth class discussions.

Production classes and technical crew

  • Year 1 actors work as the technical crew of 3rd year productions: assistant directors, production managers, sound and lighting operators and more…

Year 2


  • The Method.
  • Chekhov.
  • Improvisation.
  • Shakespeare. 
  • Acting on camera.

Movement and dance

  • Ballroom dancing.
  • Contemporary dance

Vocal pedagogy

  • Voice pedagogy and song interpretation.
  • Choir singing: gospel, Arabic singing.

Theatre history

  • History of the English Renaissance theatre, modern realistic theatre, Theatre of the Absurd, avant-garde, epic and postmodern theatre.
  • This class emphasizes texts from periodical plays, watching relevant videos in class and in-depth class discussions.


  • The roots of the Hebrew language.

Year 3


  • Web series, creating original content and a pitching event for industry professionals.
  • Theatre of the Absurd.

Vocal pedagogy

  • Voice pedagogy and song interpretation.
  • Choir singing: Israeli songs.

Cinema and theatre history

  • The history of cinema from its beginning to today.

Master classesן

  • Tzipi Pines – Beit Lessin Theatre general manager.
  • Orit Azoulay – Casting director.
  • Irad Rubenstein – House director of The Cameri Theatre.
  • Moshe Kepten – Artistic director of the National Theatre of Israel, Habima.
  • Gadi Roll – Director and acting teacher.
  • Kfir Azulay – Director and acting teacher.
  • Yair Sherman –  House director of Beit Lessin Theatre.
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