Lee Weiss Shirit, director

Lee Weiss Shirit, director

Shirit Lee Weiss, director, was born in Israel. She graduated from the Mehta-Buchmann School of Music at the Tel Aviv University and completed her second degree at the Brooklyn College of the New York University. She began her career as an actress at the young ensemble of the Habimah National Theatre and as a soprano singer. She worked as an assistant director in various opera productions in the New York City area. She directed Don Pasquale (Donizetti) at the Garden State Opera in New Jersey, as well as Down in the Valley (Weill), Comedy on the Bridge (Martinu) and Ba-Ta-Clan (Offenbach) for the opera theatre of the Brooklyn College in New York and The Telephone (Menotti) and The Ballade of Baby Doe (Moore) for Opera Petite. She also directed Pierro Lunaire (Schoenberg). She works as an assistant director at the Israeli Opera as well as a revival director with the Opera Studio of the Israeli Opera.
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