Tel Aviv, Israel
Amit Gour was born on Kibbutz Nahsholim, on the north shore of Israel.
He graduated from the ‘Beit Zvi’ School for Performing Arts and of the ‘The Broadway Project’ by the Israeli Foreign Affair and the Rodgers Foundation.
Since then he has developed a name for himself as an independent creator, with work ranging from acting to directing, screen writing and translating for the theater. He appeared in various productions in the Israeli theater: ‘As You Like It’; ‘Fountain of the Sheep’ (Cameri), ‘Assassins’ (Beit Lessin); ‘Les Miserables’ (Israeli Opera); ‘Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat’ (The Library theater) and others.
In the last 15 years, Gour has created and performed three one-man shows: ‘The man I could have been’; ‘Dee Dee & Hans – Alive at Last’ and ‘My life – the Musical’, combining the world of musical theater with autobiographical confessional work. He is the writer and creator of ‘Internal Affairs’, a suspense miniseries, created for the Israeli satellite-tv company, which was nominated for best miniseries at the Israeli TV awards. Among his translations for the theater: ‘The Laramie Project’; Edward Albee’s ‘The Play about the Baby’ ‘Nine – the Musical’; ‘Holding the Man’ and ‘First Date’. His latest play ‘Gut Feeling’ will debut at the ‘Cameri’ theater of Tel Aviv, on December 2019.