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MICHAL BIRNBAUM

Nationalities: USA/EU/Israel

Height:​ (152cm)

Playing Age:​ 20-28

Appearance:​ Slim

Eye Colour​ : Blue

Hair Colour​: Red

Hair Length​: Shoulder length

Voice​: Alto

Location: NYC, Israel

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FILM / TV 

 

TV
2020 Unorthodox
TV series / Netflix - Directed by Maria Schrader | Recurring Guest Star
2017 Deadliest Decade
TV series / ID Channel - Directed by Andrea De Brito | Principal

 

FILM
2020 Radzyn
Directed By Michael Weber | Supporting
2019 Division Ave
Directed by Tamar Glezerman | Lead
2016 Nerve
Directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost | Principal



STAGE 
Tartuffe
American Theater of Actors, directed by Maridee Slater | Cléante

Uncle Vanya
JCC Manhattan, directed by Jonathan Oppenheim | Sonya
Pet Lawyer

The Gallery Players, directed by Alex Randrup | Charlotte (lead)

Werner or the Inheritance
Davenport Theatre, directed by Michael Seebold | Gabor
Two Fifths
Manhattan Repertory Theatre, directed by Eugene Lefkowitz | Abby
What Shall We Do With Dawn
Midtown International Theatre Festival, directed by Pamela Robins

 

SKILLS 
Tap dance, certifies unarmed stage combat, Torah reading, shooting training (M16 rifle), piano, ukulele, sewing, radio hosting.

Awards and Achievements
2020 Berlinale Talents
2019 Best Drama for Division Ave, Poppy Jasper Int’l Film Festival (California)
2019 Honorable Mention for Division Ave, Workers Unite Film Festival (New York)
2019 NYFA immigrant artists program
2019 Puffin Foundation grant
2018 Asylum Arts fellow
2017 Panavision new filmmakers grant


 

EDUCATION

2019 Masterclasses with Lisa Donadio, NYC
2019 Masterclasses with Erica Jensen, NYC
2018 Masterclasses workshop with Taylor Williams, NYC
2018 Master class weekend with Neil Pepe, NYC

2016 Masterclasses with Galit Eshkol, TLV

2013 - 2020 Tap Dance with Germaine Goodson, NYC

2012 - 2014 The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, NYC | Two years conservatory

2012 Stella Adler Studio of Acting, NYC | Summer conservatory


LANGUAGES 

Hebrew (fluent)

Yiddish (conversational)

Hungarian (conversational)

Arabic (conversational)

Aramaic (Talmudic)

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