Hoffman Niv, director
Niv Hoffmann was born in Israel. He studied composition at the Music Academy of the Tel Aviv University and he then graduated from the young directors’ course of the National Theatre in London. He works as a house director at the Vienna Staatsoper. He has worked as an assistant director at the Israeli Opera with directors such as David Alden. William Friedkin and Franco Zeffirelli. He taught acting for singers at the Buchman-Mehta School of Music of the Tel Aviv University. He directed opera productions in Vienna, Dresden and China. At the Israeli Opera he directed many productions within the Children Opera Hour framework as well as many productions for the Opera Studio of the Israeli Opera including Le nozze di Figaro, La clemenza di Tito (Mozart), Cinderella (Rossini) and many others. He directed opera performances for the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra and others.