Monday, March 27, 2017
Award-winning Israeli actress Dana Ivgy will discuss her most recent film, the high-acclaimed Zero Motivation, along with her upcoming feature film Saints Rest (to be released later this year). She will also offer some reflections on her career as an actress and recent developments and themes in Israeli cinema.
Dana Ivgy is an award-winning Israeli actress, and star of the highly acclaimed film Zero Motivation. In 2002 she garnered the attention of the Israeli Film Academy when she was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress award for her portrayals of Sarit in the sports drama Beitar Provence. She also received the nomination for her role of Tikva Ida in the drama, The Barbecue People, based around a picnic celebrating Israeli Independence day. She has numerous film and television roles to her credit, including in the critically acclaimed film, Broken Wings.
Ms. Ivgy’s Athenaeum appearance is part of the Western Jewish Studies Association Conference held at CMC.
Under the Lights is proud to present Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People. An exciting, wild comedy that takes you through false identities, marriage proposals, babies in handbags, and countless cucumber sandwiches, the play is a satire of the Victorian period, when intricate, unspoken codes of behavior governed everything from communication to sexuality. Despite the passage of time, the play’s witty dialogue and timeless satire make it a perennial favorite.
Directed by Cassie Lewis ’17, cast members include Anoush Baghdassarian '17, Evan Boyer '19, Julien Chien '17, Namrata Dev '19, Micaela Ferguson '17, Henry Minervini '19, Victor Panyarskiy '20, and Anthony Sidhom '17.