Debórah Eliezer

Debórah Eliezer, (she/her,) is a mixed identity Arab Jew, theater maker, social activist and California fire survivor living and working on the unceded territory of the Ramaytush Ohlone. Passionate about the power of human transformation, her work focuses on disrupting assumptions about art, human values and societyShe is the Artistic Director of Aviva Arts, an Associate Artist with Golden Thread, an artEquity arts facilitator alumna, and serves on the MENA Alliance of Theatre Makers steering committee.  Formerly the Artistic Director of foolsFURY Theater, she has devised numerous world premieres in SF and NYC, working with playwrights Katie Pearl, Kate Tarker, Yussef el Guindi, Denmo Ibrahim, Torange Yeghiazarian, Fabrice Melquiot, Angela Santillo, Sheila Callaghan, Doug Dorst, Ben Yalom and Dan Chumley. Eliezer wrote and performs (dis)Place[d] which toured the FURY Factory Festival of Ensemble Theater, Ko Fest, Olivia Cruises, Limmud UK and is featured in Michael Malek Najjar’s book, Middle Eastern American Theatre: Communities, Cultures and Artists She stars in the short film Wresting Place written and directed by Coral Cohen release date TBD. As a professional voiceover, you may have heard her voice in over 25 Leapfrog Toys, Sims 2, 3 and 4 video games or numerous radio ads.  A San Francisco native, she holds a B.A. Cum Laude from SFSU, is a Certified Sound, Voice Movement Healing Arts Practitioner from California Institute of Integral Studies and a certified yoga teacher. She maintains a private coaching practice for students and professionals on zoom and in the SF Bay Area.