Michal Birnbaum

    • Theater
    • Film

    Brooklyn, NY, United States

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    Michal Birnbaum is an actor and film & theater maker based in Brooklyn, NY. She has recently joined the cast of the feature As Sick as They Made Us (Dir. Mayim Bialik).Other screen credits include Unorthodox (Dir. Maria Schrader), Nerve (Dir. Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost) and Radzyn (Dir. Michael Weber).

    Her award winning short film, Division Ave, has screened in over 30 film festivals including Washington DC International Film Festival and Bentonville Film Festival; and in NYC venues such as AMC 34th Street and Alamao Drafthouse Cinema. International screenings include the UK, Russia, Ukraine, Colombia, Uruguay and Israel.

    Birnbaum is a Berlinale Talents alumna. Her work was featured in the Daily NewsNY1’s morning showRCN channel and more. Her projects received the Puffin Foundation finishing grant, as well as Panavision‘s new filmmakers grant.

    A graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, her NYC theater acting credits include plays by Molière, Chekhov and Lord Byron, as well as contemporary and original works.

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    AICF Articles about Michal Birnbaum

    | Artist News
    Michal Birenbaum has some big news to share: The new drama series “Unorthodox” was just released on Netflix, where she appears in episodes 2 & 3.

    | Artist News
    Producer and writer Michal Birnbaum has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund her short film Division Ave. The film is about the fight for justice of a Latina cleaning lady in Hasidic Brooklyn. Inspired by true events. A few days before Passover, Fer…

    | Featured Artist
    After winning the IDF Radio (Galei Tzahal) prize three times for her roles in “Underdog”, “Thoughts, Inc.” and “Path of the East”, actress Michal Birnbaum moved to New York to focus her career on the stage. Soon after landing in the Big Apple, she was…